Our aims and objectives as they appear in the letters Patent are as follows:


a. To promote the dissemination and interchange of knowledge concerning textile, textile-based and other material science;
b. To promote and encourage original basic or applied research, and where appropriate, collaborative/interdisciplinary research related to textile, textile-based and other material science and technology and to establish and grant prizes, scholarships and other awards;
c. To promote the development of textile, textile-based and other material science; to enhance the education and efficiency of persons engaged in the study and practice of textile, textile-based and other material science;
d. To promote the publication of books, pamphlets and other literature related to textile, textile-based and other material science;
e. To collaborate with educational organizations to develop opportunities for study in textile, textile-based and other material science;
f. To promote and assist in the establishment of standards in the textile, textile-based and other material industries;
h. To collaborate with other groups, Canadian and international, in advancing the foregoing objects.