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4,5-hour video:  Introduction to TRIZ and Systematic Innovation
Our book: "Systematische  Innovation"
(in German)

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Agenda of public TRIZ training and courses, Winter-Spring 2015

Fall 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

List of Online Courses on TRIZ and Systematic Innovation is updated

Valeri Souchkov was awarded the "TRIZ Master" degree


The 6th Joint International Conference on Systematic Innovation
July 15-17, 2015, Hong Kong

The 11th MATRIZ International Conference TRIZfest 2015,
September 10-12, 2015
Seoul, South Korea

ETRIA TRIZ Future 2015 Conference
October 26-29, 2015,
Berlin, Germany


One-day Workshop on TRIZ in Business and Management at PESTA 2014 Conference
November 12, 2014
Penang, Malaysia

Master-Class by Valeri Souhckov "A Worthy Goal: From Impossible to Possible" at International Conference Top Management 2014
November 29, 2014
Minsk, Belarus

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

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

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

News Archive


Our mission is to empower the world with TRIZ-based Systematic Innovation to bring finding breakthrough innovative ideas and solutions to a radically new level and assist our customers with transforming the fuzzy innovation front-end to a predictable and manageable process.

In addition to delivering our services we develop and implement new methods and tools based on a systematic approach for creative and innovative problem solving, new 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.

bullet Presentation of what we deliver
bullet Founder's blog: Innovation, TRIZ, Creativity
bullet 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


(Most of our courses are also available online)

One-day Systematic Business Model Innovation
January 7, 2015
Utrecht, Netherlands

3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ and Systematic Innovation for Technology and Engineering
(MATRIZ Level 1)

February 4-6, 2015
Utrecht, Netherlands
5-day Advanced TRIZ and Systematic Innovation for Technology and Engineering
(MATRIZ Level 2)
April 6-11, 2015
Enschede, Netherlands
One-day Systematic Creative Imagination Development
May 6, 2015
Utrecht, Netherlands
3-day Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Business and Management
(MATRIZ Level 1)

May 13-15, 2015
Utrecht, Netherlands

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

July 6-17, 2015
Enschede, Netherlands



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