About the IET
Formed in 1871 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1921, the IET is a world-leading professional organisation sharing and advancing knowledge to promote science, engineering and technology across the world. With more than 150,000 members in 127 countries it is the Professional Home for Life® for engineers and technicians and a trusted source of Essential Engineering Intelligence®. For now and the future the IET looks to guide and nurture an engineering community that will shape our world to come., setting standards in professionalism that benchmark the varied industry sectors that we represent.
To support its worldwide membership the IET has offices in Europe, North American, Asia Pacific and South Asia. The IET accredits over 1,000 undergraduate and postgraduate courses around the world and works hard to promote careers in science and engineering. To achieve this we tirelessly work to inspire the next generation with fresh and exciting education programmes and celebrate individual excellence and innovation through our awards and scholarships.
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