The scientific community organizes itself on interest groups and associations. The leading organizations on the scientific areas of IRS group, and with which IRS group members play an active role, in various degrees, are listed here:

IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

AAAI – Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

RoboCup – Robot World Cup Initiative

SPR – Sociedade Portuguesa de Robótica

APPIA – Associação Portuguesa Para a Inteligência Artificial

CR SIG – EURON Special Interest Group on Cooperative Robotics

MASPlan — MASPlan: Multiagent Sequential Decision Making Under Uncertainty