Upcoming Events

The world of design is an exciting one and there are many things going on, organised by the IED and other related bodies. Below is a list of events that Members might find to be of interest, simply click on the title to find out more about each. If you are running an event which you think might be of interest to our Members please send the details to nadine@ied.org.uk and we'll do our best to feature it on this page.


7 Jun

We are pleased to confirm that the nomination forms are now available for the 2018 IED Student Prize

The annual IED prize is awarded to IED student members who produce an outstanding performance on their final project.

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23 Feb

Analysis for Innovators (A4I) Programme 2018 Roadshow: Glasgow

The Analysis for Innovators (A4I) programme is different in that it targets competitiveness and productivity head on, by offering cutting edge R&D, expertise and facilities to UK companies that want to solve an analysis or measurement problem from within their existing business. This could be an issue of precision or accuracy of measurement on a production line for example, which you have been unable to solve using standard available technologies and techniques.

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27 Feb

East Midlands Innovation - Leicester Innovation Week - Now is the time to innovate!

Whether your business is a committed innovator, start-up or dipping your toe in the water, learn about funding and other help offered by Innovate UK and local support agencies. KTN is hosting breakfast seminars as part of Leicester Innovation week to provide you with information on local and national innovation support to help you grow and scale your business.

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2 Mar

Analysis for Innovators (A4I) Programme 2018 Roadshow: Belfast

The Analysis for Innovators (A4I) programme is different in that it targets competitiveness and productivity head on, by offering cutting edge R&D, expertise and facilities to UK companies that want to solve an analysis or measurement problem from within their existing business. This could be an issue of precision or accuracy of measurement on a production line for example, which you have been unable to solve using standard available technologies and techniques.

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7 Mar

Expression of Interest: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence 4Manufacturing

KTN is organising a series of events to support manufacturers who are at the start of their 4IR (fourth industrial revolution) journey looking to engage with digital manufacturing opportunities to realise the potential that these developments can bring to productivity and business. This first event will focus on data, robotics and artificial intelligence.

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8 Mar

How to win funds and influence people - Workshop for Business Support Services

There is no magic formula for winning grant funding, but this workshop will cover what a good grant proposal looks like, why particular questions are asked and how to effectively structure information, clearly and concisely, in a format suitable for Innovate UK applications as well as other grant programmes. This event will be of benefit to organisations or individual providing grant application services relevant to UK businesses & researchers.

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9 Mar

How to win funds and influence people - Cardiff

This half-day workshop will explore what a good grant proposal does and does not look like, and will help you develop your ideas into a compelling and concise format suitable for Innovate UK applications as well as other grant programmes. This event is aimed at all SMEs, but specifically for those more established companies who may have not previously considered using Innovate UK grant funding to help grow their business, or who have not been successful in their previous applications.

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12 Mar

Materials Research Exchange 2018 - FREE EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

The 2018 Materials Research Exchange Conference and Exhibition will showcase the richness of UK materials research and innovation providing an ideal opportunity to absorb current trends and take a glimpse of future innovations

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13 Mar

How to win funds and influence people - Conwy

This half-day workshop will explore what a good grant proposal does and does not look like, and will help you develop your ideas into a compelling and concise format suitable for Innovate UK applications as well as other grant programmes. This event is aimed at all SMEs, but specifically for those more established companies who may have not previously considered using Innovate UK grant funding to help grow their business, or who have not been successful in their previous applications.

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14 Mar

How to win funds and influence people - Carmarthen

This half-day workshop will explore what a good grant proposal does and does not look like, and will help you develop your ideas into a compelling and concise format suitable for Innovate UK applications as well as other grant programmes. This event is aimed at all SMEs, but specifically for those more established companies who may have not previously considered using Innovate UK grant funding to help grow their business, or who have not been successful in their previous applications.

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