The IET is one of the world's largest multi-discipline professional societies of engineers and technicians, with more than 160,000 members in 127 countries. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world.
The IET is licensed from the Engineering Council, UK, to award prestigious professional engineering qualifications like Chartered Engineer (CEng), Incorporated Engineer (IEng), Engineering Technician (EngTech) and ICT Technician
The IET is focused on strengthening the debate between engineers, policy-makers and wider society on technology solutions for 21st Century global issues. This bridges the gap between technology and wider society by indirectly raising public awareness and understanding of engineers and technology professionals and their recognition in society.
The IET's global agenda is: