The GIS Technology Innovation Center is guided by the following five principles:
1- High Impact Research and Innovation The center is committed to producing high impact research and innovation.
2- Technology Transfer The center is committed to fostering innovation and technology transfer from academia to industry and government through extensive industrial and governmental collaboration.
3- High Quality Education The center is committed to high quality education through ensuring that TIC graduates are highly recognized and sought after from top employers in academia, industry and government.
4- Society Outreach The center is committed to society outreach aimed at promoting public awareness and understanding of GIS sciences through delivering public talks, visiting schools, organizing workshops and courses for public and supporting science fairs and events.
5- Values The center is committed to a high value, healthy working environment with integrity, honesty, diversity, equal opportunity, and high ethical standards.