Impact & Society
Inspiring tomorrow's generation with the advancements of today
As a diverse home across engineering and technology, we have extensive knowledge and a particular view of the profession to share.
Sustainability and Climate Change
As a professional engineering institution, we believe engineers have the skills, insights and ingenuity to help tackle climate change in ways that optimise efficiency, economy, safety and reliability. We’ve brought together a variety of resources to show how we can tackle this challenge.
The Digital Future
Digitalisation affects every aspect of modern life and impacts societies both today and in the future. Help us to Engineer a Better Digital World by learning about new or changing technologies, processes and tools which are bringing about change in the way engineers innovate, design, build and use technology.
We deliver insight, inspiration and influence across many industry sectors.Sectors
Our strength is in working collaboratively with Industry, Academia and Government to engineer solutions for our greatest societal challenges.
Our impact in Northern Ireland
We work with government, industry, and academia to develop thought leadership outputs that are of value to the Northern Ireland communities.
Through our campaigns we aim to shine a light on engineers and the impact they have on our world, to inspire tomorrow's generations, and make the profession an important and diverse career choice.
Awards & scholarships
We reward engineering ambition and achievement with a range of awards and scholarships.
Respond to a consultation
Contribute your views to make sure government policies are well informed.
Help us to engineer a better world
We raise money to support the next generation of engineers to find solutions to our most pressing problems.
The UK Cyber Security Council Formation Project
In September 2019, The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) commissioned the establishment of the UK Cyber Security Council through a consortium of cyber security professional bodies of which the IET is the lead contracting delivery partner.
Digital Poverty Alliance
The IET is proud to be a founder member of the Digital Poverty Alliance along with Digital Access for All, the Learning Foundation and Dixons Carphone.