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

Our LinkedIn Group:


Agenda of public TRIZ training courses for 2018 is available

Overview of TRIZfest 2017 by Valeri Souchkov

Proceedings of TRIZfest 2017 papers are available for open access

Summer 2017 xTRIZ Newsletter is uploaded

The second edition of our book "Systematische Innovation" is published

Bibliogfraphy of TRIZ and innovation related publications by Valeri Souchkov is added

New Paper: TRIZ in the World: History, Cirrent Status, and Issues of Concern by Valeri Souchkov

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


May 6-9, 2018,
West Lafayette, IN, USA

Biz.TRIZ.Con 2018:  International Conference on Business TRIZ
May 24-25, 2018,
Minsk, Belarus

The 9th International Conference on Systematic Innovation
July 18-21,
Hsinchu, Taiwain

August 11-12, 2018,
Tianjin, PR of China

The 14th MATRIZ International Conference TRIZfest 2018
September 12-15, 2018,
Lisbon, Portugal

The 18th TRIA Global Conference "TRIZ Future 2018"
October 29-31, 2018,
Strasbourg, France

The 14th TRIZ Symposium 2018 in Japan

TRIZ  for X 2018
November 2018 (TBA)
New Delhi, India


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)


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

October 3-5, 2017, Atlantic City, NJ, USA

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

TRIZ Symposium in Japan 2016
September 21-22, 2017

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

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

News Archive

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

We are accredited to provide certification of all training levels by the International TRIZ Association MATRIZ.

TRIZ and Systematic Innovation:
Public Certification Classroom Training
, 2018
Note: New dates can be added throughout the year.

3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Technology and Engineering
(Certification: MATRIZ Level 1)
February 7-9, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands
April 10-12, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden
September 26-28, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands
October 16-18, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden
5-day Advanced TRIZ for Technology and Engineering
(Certification: MATRIZ Level 2)
March 12-16, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands
November 19-23, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands
3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Business and Management
(Certification: MATRIZ Level 1)

January 10-12, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands

August 1-3, 2018,
Pune, India
October 10-12, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands
5-day Advanced Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Business and Management
(Certification: MATRIZ Level 2)
May 14-18, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Two-week Summer Course "TRIZ Fundamentals 2018  for Technology and Engineering"
(Certification: MATRIZ Levels 1-2, University of Twente)
July 9-20, 2018: Enschede, Netherlands
Two-week "Basic and Advanced TRIZ for Technology and Engineering" (Certification: MATRIZ Levels 1-2) TBA, 2018: Monterrey, Mexico

Interested in later dates or in-house courses? Please contact us

Watch 15 minutes video presentation of TRIZ and xTRIZ

Free Download:
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.
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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