France Silver Éco was set up in 2009 as an initiative of the ministry of Economy with the support of the ministry of Health. The association brings together all stakeholders in the healthy ageing sector, both private and public. Its missions : to promote and lead the Silver economy sector, to develop collaboration between public and private actors in the Silver Economy community at both national and international levels, to engage in lobbying, to help the French territories in organising their own strategy regarding the Silver economy and to develop an Observatory of the sector.