TRIZfest-2015 First Call for Papers

Dear colleagues, we are pleased to publish the First Call for Papers for TRIZfest-2015 Also see this file on TRIZfest-2015 page on this website TRIZfest-2015 First Call for papers Eng

Today we mourn the passing of Gennady Ivanov

One of the first true TRIZ minds, Gennady Ivanov, passed away last night. We morn with his family and friends. He was a friend and a teacher! He will always live in our hearts! May his memory be for blessing.

NICE receives Quality Benchmark Award

Chinese National Institute of low-carbon and Clean Energy (NICE) of Shenhua won China National Quality Management Benchmark Award for successful implementation of DFSS and TRIZ in R&D NICE receives Benchmark Award

TRIZfest-2014 Report and Conference Proceedings

Dear colleagues, The report on TRIZfest-2014 and conference proceedings may be found on the Archivess page of the MATRIZ website. Please address your questions, if any, to Dr. Mark Barkan

TRIZ Terminology

Dear colleagues, We just completed a preliminary compilation of TRIZ terms. Please review and provide your comments/additions/corrections. Thank you! TRIZGlossaryVersion1 (2)

TRIZfest-2014 Final Agenda

Dear colleagues, it appears we have received all information pertaining to TRIZfest-2014. Thus, we are able to publish the Final Agenda. However, our experience suggests that some last minute changes are always a possibilities. See you in Prague! Final Agenda TRIZfest-2014

MATRIZ CEM solisits your input

Dear colleagues, MATRIZ Council on Expertise and Methodology is in the process of reviewing MATRIZ Regulations for certification. Please review the attached files, which are structured in a way where you may provide your input.  Please provide your input by February 28th, 2014. You may submit your comments to Dr. Yury Fedosov, CEM Chairman, at…

TRIZ Assumption Revision

Dear TRIZ colleagues, The TRIZ R&D Council (TRDC) of MATRIZ believes that today is the right time to revise the main assumptions of classical TRIZ. About 30 years of modern TRIZ development (see TRIZ Periodization slide in the attached files) clearly demonstrated that some of these initial assumptions have to be corrected to accommodate new…

News from the Conseil de l’expertise et de la méthodologie (CEM)

In order to maintain high quality of MATRIZ certification process, CEM started random verification of certification results. At the present, CEM is retesting 12 recent Level 2 certifications in China. These people were duly informed of the process. CEM will provide test problems and appoint a Proctor, who will witness the test.


Dear colleagues, The members of MATRIZ in good standing, who are unable to participate in the 8th MATRIZ Congress in Kiev, Ukraine on August 2 2013, should transfer their voting rights to one of the members, who will be at the Congress. You may find the form of the Proxy Letter in the attached file….

Hotel Rus Reservations

Dear colleagues you may reserve a room at the Hotel Rus by clicking on, or by copying this link into your browser, then click on TRIZfest logo to receive discounted room price. Please write to Mark Barkan at if you have any questions.

TRIZfest-2013 Paper Submission

We no longer accept paper abstracts. We kindly ask the selected abstract’s authors to submit the full text of their papers by April, 10 2013  


MATRIZ Presidium voted to accept the TRIZ Association of Siemens, Germany and the TRIZ Innovation Institute, South Korea, as new members of MATRIZ. Congratulation to the new MATRIZ members!


Global TRIZ Conference 2013 in Korea

Global TRIZ Conference 2013 in Korea Invitation & Call For Papers The 4th Global TRIZCON 2013 in Korea will gather researchers, industrial practitioners, and students to share theoretical and technological advances in TRIZ which include product and service innovation and systematic innovation tools and techniques. The main theme of the conference is “Creative thinking with…

TRIZfest 2013 will be held in Kiev, Ukraine

TRIZfest 2013 will be held in Kiev, Ukraine during the last week of July and the first week of August in 2013.  Please continue to check back in with to receive more information!

Latest news from the Society for Systematic Innovation

Call for Papers: The Joint International Conference on Systematic Innovation & IFIP Computer-Aided Innovation Call for Innovation Projects: 3rd Global Exhibition on Systematic Innovation; up to USD 1000 Award. Call for Journal Papers: The International Journal on Systematic Innovation.