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

Our LinkedIn Group:


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: 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


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

TRIZ Symposium in Japan 2016
September 21-22, 2017

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

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

TRIZ for X 2017
November 24, 2017,
Pune, 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)


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 Training, 2017

3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Technology and Engineering
(Certification: MATRIZ Level 1)
February 1-3, 2017: Utrecht, Netherlands
April 25-27, 2017: Stockholm, Sweden
September 20-22, 2017: Utrecht, Netherlands
October 24-26, 2017: Stockholm, Sweden
5-day Advanced TRIZ for Technology and Engineering
(Certification:  MATRIZ Level 2)
February 13-17, 2017: Pune, India
March 13-17, 2017: Utrecht, Netherlands
November 6-10, 2017: Utrecht, Netherlands
Two-week "Basic and Advanced TRIZ for Technology and Engineering" (Certification: MATRIZ Levels 1-2)

May 8-19, 2017: Monterrey, Mexico

Two-week Summer Course "TRIZ Fundamentals 2017"  for Technology and Engineering
(Certification: MATRIZ Levels 1-2, University of Twente)
July 10-21, 2017: Enschede, Netherlands
3-day Basic Innovative Problem Solving with TRIZ for Business and Management
(Certification: MATRIZ Level 1)

March 1-3, 2017: Utrecht, Netherlands

October 11-13, 2017: Utrecht, Netherlands
November 20-22, 2017: Pune, India
One-Day Systematic Creative Imagination Development  (Certification: TTIC) May 26, 2017: Utrecht, Netherlands

Interested in later dates or in-house 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.
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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