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4,5-hour video:  Introduction to TRIZ and Systematic Innovation
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Latest News

September 2014 Newsletter

The Glossary of TRIZ and TRIZ-related terms which includes definitions of over 360 terms is publiished

Introduction of "ZIRT": an approach for innovation-based marketing at Brainport, High-Tech Campus in Eindhoven

Webcast of Valeri Souchkov and Hans van Grieken on Introducing TRIZ by TIAS Business School

ICG T&C is accredited to perform MATRIZ Certification of levels 1-3

Events for 2014 are announced

List of TRIZ and Systematic Online Courses is updated

Agenda of Public TRIZ training and certification courses, Winter-Spring 2014

Valeri Souchkov was awarded the "TRIZ Master" degree

Upcoming Events

The 5th Global TRIZCON 2014 in Korea, July 8-10, 2014, South Korea

The 5th International Conference on Systematic Innovation, July 16-18, 2014, San-Jose, CA, USA

The 10th MATRIZ International Conference TRIZFest 2014, September 4-6, 2014. Prague, Czech Republic

ETRIA TRIZ Future 2014 Conference, October 29-31, 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland

The 2nd Teachers Conference: Creativity and Thinking Skills in Learning, Teaching and Management, September 19-20, 2014, Riga, Latvia

Past News and Events

TRIZFest 2013 in Kiev, Ukraine

TRIZ-Based Systematic Business Model Innovation pre-conference workshop at TRIZFest 2013, July 31, Kiev, Ukraine

TRIZ Fundamentals 2013 successfully completed

Two-week "TRIZ Fundamentals" Advanced Summer Course for Technology and Engineering

International TRIZ events in 2013

Article on TRIZ in Intermediair based on interviews with V. Souchkov and J. Stevens (in Dutch)

News Archive


Forthcoming Public Certification Training:

Two-week "TRIZ Fundamentals 2014" Advanced Summer Course for Technology and Engineering (MATRIZ Level 2)
July 7-18, 2014

Enschede, Netherlands

3-day Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Business and Management (In Russian)
July 29-31
, 2014
Minsk, Belarus
2-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ and Systematic Innovation for Technology and Engineering (MATRIZ Level 1)
September 15-16, 2014
Utrecht, Netherlands
Also available online
2-day Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Business and Management
October 1-2
, 2014
Utrecht, Netherlands
Also available online
5-day Advanced TRIZ and Systematic Innovation for Technology and Engineering (MATRIZ Level 2)
October 13-17, 2014
Enschede, Netherlands
Also available online
1-day Systematic Creative Imagination Development
September 24, 2014
Utrecht, Netherlands
Also available online
One-day Systematic Business Model Innovation
October 7, 2014
Utrecht, Netherlands
Also available online
Root Conflict Analysis and Value Conflict Mapping
December 2-3, 2014
Utrecht, Netherlands


Our mission is to empower our customers with TRIZ-based Systematic Innovation to enhance and accelerate search for innovative ideas and solutions and help with transforming generation of new successful ideas to systematic, predictable, and manageable process.

In addition to delivering our services we develop and implement new methods and tools for creative and innovative problem solving, ideas generation, and innovation roadmapping.

xTRIZ is a framework of practical use of TRIZ which stands for "eXtended TRIZ" and complements classical TRIZ with a range of tools to enable the most effective approach to creative innovation.


Our brochure


Founder's blog: Innovation, TRIZ, Creativity


Our publications on TRIZ and Systematic Innovation

Watch 15 minutes video presentation of TRIZ and xTRIZ


bullet Train, certify, and coach our customers to reach the highest degree of competence with TRIZ, Systematic Innovation and Creative Imagination Development. We provide certification from the International TRIZ Association MATRIZ.
bullet Enrich idea-genration sessions with systematic methods.
bullet Help with generating and selecting best ideas to enable faster and better innovative problem solving.
bullet Help with exploring future opportunities for products, technologies and services.
bullet Help with improving innovative thinking skills and developing creative imagination.
bullet Convert the front-end of innovation to an organized and structured process.
bullet Help with increasing the degree of innovative productivity.
bullet Accelerate new intellectual property and value creation.

Read more about our competence, our training and consulting services.


ICG Training and Consulting was founded in 2003 by Valeri Souchkov who has been assisting and training diverse categories of customers in TRIZ and Systematic Innovation worldwide since 1989.

Our training and consulting customer base includes more than 200 customer organizations from the following industries: automotive, aerospace, banking, ship building, civil engineering, electrical engineering, microelectronics, medical equipment, food manufacturing, information and telecommunication, software development, chemical, infrastructure, human resources, marketing, insurance.

Since 2005 we have been expanding our activities via certification and accreditation of trainers and professionals in TRIZ, xTRIZ and Systematic Innovation to various regions of the world. Currently our accredited trainers are available in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, and Asia Pacific.

We maintain strong cooperation links with the European TRIZ Association ETRIA and The International TRIZ Association MATRIZ


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