A scientific society is an association of professionals, researchers, specialists or scholars from a branch of knowledge or science in general, which allows them to meet, present the results of their research, confront them with those of their colleagues or specialists in the same domains knowledge, and disseminate their work through specialized publications.

Their activities usually include teaching activities (courses, workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.), research (theoretical or applied) and publications (books, magazines, etc.).

Being a member of a scientific society makes the society strong to represent its associates before the various organisms. Members of TMElab are partners of several national and international scientific societies.