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4,5-hour video:  Introduction to TRIZ and Systematic Innovation
Our book: "Systematische  Innovation"
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New Paper: TRIZ: History, Cirrent Status, and Issues of Concern by Valeri Souchkov

Agenda of public TRIZ training courses, 2017

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


April 4-6, 2017, Las Vegas, USA

The 8th International Conference on Systematic Innovation (ICSI)
July 11-14, 2017, Beijin, China

The 13th MATRIZ International Conference TRIZfest 2017
September 14-16, 2017, Krakow, Poland

ETRIA World TRIZ Future 2016 Conference
October 4-6, 2017,
Lappeenranta, Finlans

InnovEx Asia 2017
November 22, 2017,
Pune, India

TRIZ Symposium in Japan 2016
TBA, September 2017


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

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

Valeri Souchkov was awarded the "TRIZ Master" degree

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


InnovEx Asia 2016
Novermber 24-25, Bangalore, India

ETRIA World TRIZ Future 2016 Conference
October 24-27, 2016,
Wroclaw, Poland

The 12th MATRIZ International Conference TRIZfest 2016
July 28-30, 2016

The 7th Joint International Conference on Systematic Innovation
July 20-22, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal

TRIZ Symposium in Japan 2016

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Our mission is to empower the world with TRIZ-based Systematic Innovation which brings producing breakthrough innovative solutions to a radically new level and to help our customers to transform a fuzzy innovation front-end to a predictable, manageable and highly productive process.

TRIZ and Systematic Innovation: Public Certification Training, 2017(I):

February 1-3, 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands: 3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Technology and Engineering (Certification: MATRIZ Level 1)

February 13-17, 2017, Pune, India: 5-day Advanced TRIZ for Technology and Engineering (Certification:  MATRIZ Level 2)

March 1-3, 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands: 3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Business and Management (Certification: MATRIZ Level 1)

March 13-17, 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands: 5-day Advanced TRIZ for Technology and Engineering (Certification: MATRIZ Level 2)

April 25-27, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden: 3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Technology and Engineering (Certification: MATRIZ Level 1)

May 8-19, 2017, Monterrey, Mexico: Two-week "TRIZ for Technology and Engineering" (Certification: MATRIZ Levels 1-2)

May 26, 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands: One-Day Systematic Creative Imagination Development  (Certification: TTIC)

June 6-9, 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands: New Tools of Advanced TRIZ  (ITU Certification)

July 3-14, 2017, Enschede, Netherlands: Two-week Summer Course "TRIZ Fundamentals 2017"  for Technology and Engineering (Certification: MATRIZ Levels 1-2, University of Twente)

Interested in later dates or other courses? Please contact us

Watch 15 minutes video presentation of TRIZ and xTRIZ

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Glossary of TRIZ and TRIZ-Related Terms by V. Souchkov:
Over 360 terms explained

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.

bullet Presentation of what we deliver
bullet Founder's blog: Innovation, TRIZ, Creativity
bullet Our publications on TRIZ and systematic innovation


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 300 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 also maintain strong cooperation with the European TRIZ Association ETRIA and The International TRIZ Association MATRIZ

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