To provide a forum for the discussion of all scientific and technological issues that relate to the use of ultraviolet light;
To provide a common voice for the interests of companies using ultraviolet technologies and manufacturing ultraviolet lamps or equipment;
To organize periodic international and national conferences focused on ultraviolet technologies;
To publish a regular Newsletter (IUVA News) to keep members informed of new developments in the applications of ultraviolet technology;
To encourage the establishment of rational terms, units and nomenclature in the fields of ultraviolet technology;
To encourage research into the advancement of the applications of ultraviolet technologies;
To encourage the adoption of rational environmental regulations that would encourage the use of ultraviolet technologies.
To make the use of Ultraviolet Technology a leading technology for public health and environmental applications, and to position IUVA as the leading authority on the use of Ultraviolet Technology through advocacy to the education, industry, research and public policy sectors world wide.