Incredible people, unbelievable stories



Finding the inspiring makers, doers, movers and shakers across the globe who are using engineering and technology to save our world and make it more sustainable.



Saving the Ice Caps, One Bead at A Time

Q&A with Dr. Leslie Field, CEO of The Arctic Ice Project



An Ingenious Way of Saving Rhinos

A complex and difficult problem like this needs a radical and inventive solution.

Algae Jacket


The Future Of Sustainable Fashion

When designer Charlotte McCurdy set out to make a carbon-negative piece of clothing, she knew history was on her side.



Overfishing Technology

Technology is being used to thwart one of the biggest issues affecting the world’s oceans today – overfishing.

Incredible people, unbelievable stories


We can all
change the world

We are #DifferenceMakers, a ground-breaking movement inspiring us all to make a change, no matter how big or small, by sharing remarkable stories of how engineering and technology are saving the world around us. Expect the unexpected – from super sustainable fashion and squeaky clean streaming, to apps that combat food waste and
tech to stop the ice caps melting.

We’re changing the way everyone sees engineering and technology, and proving they're a force to be reckoned with when it comes to saving our planet! If you care about making a difference and want to learn more, then join our movement today.

#DifferenceMakers was created to celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) – one of the world’s largest engineering institutions and a diverse home for everyone in engineering and technology.