To promote excellence in advanced materials science and technology in both research and education programs. The center will emphasize major issues that have impact on the society and world. This mission can be accomplished by:
1- Advancing research in important key technologies with importance to the kingdom and the world.
2- Applying the research to real-world problems.
3- Facilitate transfer of technology to the industry in order to support the national industry to compete in the international market.
4- Educate those technologies to new generation of researchers to fill the needs of both governmental and privet sectors.
5- Disseminate them as valuable business practices.
6- Encourage collaboration with national and international research centers.
7- To captured greater value-added from the oil and gas industry through the development of petrochemical-based materials, including polymers and composites.
8- The center will be committed to secure and enhance the position of the kingdom in the field of advanced materials.