This group comprises organisations and individuals working in research and technological development in key areas of social care and ICT, ICT for ageing, and Ambient Assistive Living amongst others.

The European portal for the professionalisation of care workers has the potential to fulfil their needs with respect to:

  1. access to targeted information;
  2. access to empirical research evidence;
  3. improvement of the availability and dissemination of sound research;
  4. access to increased communication and interaction between the research and policy worlds.