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Industry funding

We can bring Codes and Guidance to market quickly while ensuring consistently high-quality content that users can depend on. Getting involved with setting Codes and Guidance helps you raise your profile.

Sponsorship and Codes and Guides commissioning

Sponsor or commission a code or guide in your area.

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Realising the benefits of commissioning the IET to provide Codes and Guidance in your area

Increased productivity, reduced costs and enhanced innovation are just some of the benefits realised from effective Codes of Practice and Guidance.

Sponsoring or commissioning a Code of Practice or Industry Guide with the IET offers your organisation the opportunity to become known throughout your industry as a thought leader and expert in your field.

You can be responsible for leading the way in setting standards for new technologies, saving lives through comprehensive safety guidance, or by being the first to roll out game-changing industry solutions.

Our expertise in creating Codes of Practice and key industry guidance puts us in a great position to manage your project from start to finish. We even help to ensure the final publication reaches and influences your target audiences by way of our membership of over 150,000 engineers.

Work with us to create a Code or Guide and you can:

  • Promote your brand alongside the largest professional engineering institution in Europe
  • Demonstrate your leadership in your industry, differentiating yourself from your competitors
  • Work with your peers to solve specific issues for your industry in a trusted, impartial and facilitated process
  • Make new contacts and business relationships
  • Encourage take-up of a new product or idea by illustrating its capabilities and applications.

Don’t just take our word for it!

Find out how we helped the Department for Transport create guidance to manage cyber security threats at UK ports.

Read our case study.

What we offer you

As part of your sponsorship package, you have access to:

  • Our robust IET development process and public consultation which ensures quality and impartiality of work
  • Roles on both the working group (authoring and steering the publication) and the technical committee (predominantly reviewing drafts)
  • Your logo on:
    • the outer book cover
    • the DPC (draft for public consultation) document
    • video content (if produced)
    • marketing materials, where appropriate
  • IET presence and/or presentation at your events
  • The option of including a sound bite or “Engineering Short” presentation
  • A marketing pack for you to promote the publication to your contacts, prepared by our marketing team (includes press release, banners for websites, cover image, promotional flyer)
  • The IET marketing campaign for the publication, including:
    • social media
    • email campaigns
    • industry advertising in relevant publications, social channels and online
    • promotion to relevant audience through IET communities and networks
  • An article in Wiring Matters (circulated to 12,000 members of the electrical community)
  • A potential article in Member News (circulated to over 100,000 IET members)*
  • Inclusion in case relevant case studies
  • 25 free copies of the printed publication.

Optional extra activity (incurs an additional fee, contact us for more information):

  • Launch event for approx. 50-60 key industry stakeholders

We are currently looking for funding for projects in the areas of:

  1. Data Centre Power Systems
  2. Electrical Energy Storage
  3. Electric Vehicle technologies
  4. Cyber Security
  5. The production and storage of hydrogen
  6. Cyber Security in Railways
  7. The Internet of Things
  8. Healthcare Technologies and Software


* Member news article submissions are assessed by an editorial committee for their relevance to each issue published and inclusion cannot be guaranteed

What our clients say

“The organisation and project management for the two lighting standards we worked on was effective, inclusive and timely and the results are well written, comprehensive and accessible documents.”

Gareth Pritchard, BTech (Hons) CEng FILP MIET TechIOSH, HEA Chief Executive

“The IET and their staff have shown excellent governance and support skills in developing the Recommendation for Energy Efficient External Lighting Systems guidance document.

As sponsors and part funders, the Scottish Futures Trust have been delighted in the positive feedback which it has received and how this best practice guidance has accelerated the implementation of energy-efficient lighting projects. The sponsorship funding has delivered on real value for money and provided the much-needed guidance which previously was unavailable.”

Lindsay McGregor, Associate Director, Scottish Futures Trust

Developing new industry standards for future technology