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Design and Production

Designing, developing, delivering; creating tomorrow.

Supporting professionals involved with the design, development, operation and manufacture in the delivery of a product. Access the latest information, events, career opportunities or join communities around the world.

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Just a drop of water heals a polymer derived from a squid teeth protein Squid teeth-based polymer self-heals with water

A self-healing polymer based on genetic code of squid ring teeth could possibly extend the life of medical implants and fibre-optic cables in the future.

Autonomous carts developed by the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Self-driving golf carts tested in Singapore

Self-driving golf carts have been ferrying tourists around a large garden in Singapore in an experiment designed to advance autonomous transportation.

Sector Themes

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Design and Society

Find a hub of information around Design and Society from upcoming events, the latest industry news and sector reports.

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Food Security

A selection of resources from across the IET and elsewhere around Food Security, with upcoming events and the latest industry news, along with much more.

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Manufacturing

A collection of interesting articles, videos and other information about Manufacturing from across the IET and elsewhere.

Sector Highlights

Information in the UK food supply chain

This latest insight from the IET Design and Production Sector in collaboration with the National Centre for Food Manufacturing explores the challenges, issues and opportunities facing in the UK food supply chain.


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Water for UK agriculture – key challenges and opportunities

This Design and Production Sector insight outlines some of the key components of UK agriculture, and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector, in the context of water use and water impacts.


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Farming in urban areas – the latest cutting edge developments

This Design and Production Sector insight, in collaboration with the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE), looks at the latest engineering developments in off-farm farming for urban environments.


Sector Newsletters

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Design and Production Sector Newsletters

Bringing you all the latest on IET Design & Production Sector initiatives, partnerships and thought leadership together with details of upcoming events, Sector highlights on IET.tv and opportunities for you to get involved!