Ever wondered how to safely transport a rhino?

C’mon, we know you’ve thought about it – and now one of life’s great mysteries has been solved!

Rhino in tall grass


Brick wall

Fancy a house made from plastic bricks?

Contactless payment

‘Just put it on the ocean plastic’

Penguin standing on ice

Have you met Robo-penguin?!

Coffee beans

Scoring goals in coffee bean kits

Guild gamers planting trees

World’s first sustainable Fortnite tournament

Photo of two trees

Batteries made from trees – what could be greener?!

Man hanging off boat

Ocean waste that floats our boats!

Larger group of cows in a sunny field

Cow proteins without the cow – an udderly incredible invention!

Someone holding a bra

Plant-based bras, supporting you and the planet

Bridge over water

Fancy a stroll across a 3D printed bridge?

Relaxing next to plant

Are your plants stressed out?

Barbie eyes

Barbie becomes a Difference Maker!

Green recyclable smartphone

Yes, you can 3D print your smartphone (sort of)

F1 car

Formula 1 drives towards sustainability

Overflowing beer in glass

Algae beer? Bottoms up!

Double decker bus

Don’t miss the bus!

Jungle scenery

Welcome to the jungle

Cow print

What’s the beef?


What’s next, flying cars? Well actually…

The 5 Olympic Rings

Olympics going for gold with inventive ways to recycle


Mr. World Jack Heslewood wants to make a difference

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.