To conduct research, technological development, training of professionals and dissemination of knowledge in the fields of:

  • Industrial and Scientific Instrumentation
  • Micro and Nanotechnologies
  • Photonics Technology
  • Information Technology and
  • Technology and Science Education

All of the above with a multi and interdisciplinary approach, integrating research and technological development activities and seeking to apply the knowledge generated to the solution of problems important to Mexico.


To be an academic entity recognized both in Mexico and internationally for:

  • the quality of its research and the impact of its technological developments;
  • its commitment to the training of high quality professionals, promoting an interdisciplinary approach;
  • its activity promoting applied research and technological development through multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary projects with impact on the solution of national and global problems; and
  • its ability to establish liaison with the public, private and social sectors.