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.


14 Mar

Could 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) be useful for your business? - Daresbury

If you would like to quickly find out about the potential benefits of 3D printing and hear about the range of technologies, applications and case studies it has been applied to, and see 3D printing in action as well as the opportunity to network with likeminded businesses, then this event is for you.

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15 Mar

Out of Autoclave Processing of Composites – Challenges and Opportunities

The automotive sector is looking to processes such as high pressure RTM and press forming to give the required rate and quality of finished component, whilst the aerospace sector is using resin infusion under flexible tooling to produce primary structure. This event will give industry and researchers the opportunity to share their experiences and challenges in Out of Autoclave processes for manufacture of composite parts. This is not limited to advances in manufacture but will include predictive modelling, novel materials, tooling and consumables, preform technology, digital manufacture, and more.

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27 Mar

47th Intelligent Sensing Program – Sensing in Manufacturing

Bringing together manufacturers, technology providers, developers, and other relevant stakeholders, to network, share knowledge, develop collaborations, and promote innovation development in manufacturing sensing technologies in the UK. There will also be a limited number of exhibition spaces for interested companies to showcase their technologies.

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27 Mar

Innovation South Showcase

Innovate UK has come together with Innovation South to offer a free one day showcase event. Register now for your chance to network and engage with senior executives from the Innovate UK family, Local Enterprise Partnerships and Business Clusters who can offer advice on which funding & collaborative opportunities might be right for you and your innovation.

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23 Jun

International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. It celebrates the outstanding achievements of women engineers throughout the world and for the last two years has been under the patronage of UNESCO (2018 application pending).

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