THECIS is a not for profit company founded in Calgary in 2001 with a vision to create a globally recognised centre for innovation research. To achieve this vision, it operates in three areas:
- Research. Building insights into how the innovation systems functions and policies that can improve it.
- Networking. Providing opportunities for exchange of ideas through breakfast meetings, workshops and conferences.
- Education. Dissemination of information through Newsletters, events and other informal education.