- Fund and manage research which is focused on solution mining industry needs
- Hold 2 technical conferences per year, one in Europe, one in North America; with optional technical classes and field trips
- Maintain an online library of tech papers, research reports, etc., as the prime information source for solution mining and cavern storage
- Provide information to aid development of effective government regulations
The Solution Mining Research Institute Inc. (SMRI) is a non-profit research and educational organization, with international perspective and members. SMRI welcomes participation by operators, researchers, suppliers, consultants, educators, government regulators, students, and others with interest in solution mining and cavern utilization.