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A TRIZ Newbee’s Report

28/08/2019 |

Hans-Gert Gräbe, Leipzig University, Germany



Three years ago, LIFIS started to advance a new focus Systematic Innovations. LIFIS – the Leibniz Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies – is a registered association of technical scientists mainly from the former GDR … Read More

Industrial Research Institute Meeting Report-I

30/05/2011 |

Jack Hipple

IRI Meeting-I was priveleged to present a workshop on TRIZ problem solving at the annual IRI meeting in Philadelphia this year and was able to attend a number of very interesting presentations from senior executives from materials and service … Read More

World Future Society Meeting Report

12/07/2010 |

Jack Hipple

The annual meeting of the World Future Society was held in Boston this past week and I attended to teach a short TRIZ Futures Course and listen to a few speakers address future issues of concern. It was interesting … Read More

Report: Queens School of Business 1st Annual Innovation Summit

21/03/2010 |

Ellen Domb

I’m at the Queens School of Business First Annual Innovation Summit in Kingston, ON Canada  (Friday-Saturday, March 19-20).  Over 160 students, faculty and alumni are talking, listening, and being creative about the process of innovation, with a few visiting … Read More

First Israeli TRIZ Conference Report

01/03/2010 |

The first Israeli TRIZ conference took place at the Holon Institute of Technology on November 23, 2009. TRIZ was introduced in Israel to the academic and industrial community through high level tutorial presentations.Read More

Day 3 Report: First International Conference on Systematic Innovation

25/01/2010 |

Ellen Domb

The conference banquet on Monday night was held in the university’s reception hall.   We sat at large round tables and shared many dishes, which enhanced the opportunities for conference delegates to get to know each other.  The banquet was … Read More

Day 2 Report: First International Conference on Systematic Innovation

24/01/2010 |

Ellen Domb

The tutorial speaker for day 2 at the Systematic Innovation Conference  is Professor Jay Lee, whose primary work is at the U. of Cincinnati in the US and Shanghai Jia Tong University in China.   His talk on “Dominant Design … Read More

Report from First International Conference on Systematic Innovation

23/01/2010 |

Ellen Domb

This conference has been planned for over a year, and features many innovations in conference organization, as well as the many papers, tutorials, and discussions of all aspects of systematic innovation.   For example, tutorial sessions were planned for Saturday … Read More

Oecd China/innovation Report

01/01/2010 |

Hello all,In the spirit of Quality Colorado's sharing of information, here is the link to the recent OECD report on innovation in China. includeRead More

Report on ISPIM Meeting

10/12/2009 |

Jack Hipple

ISPIM (International Society of Professional Innovation Management) Meeting, New York, NY Dec 7-9, 2009: “Stimulating Recovery: The Role of Innovation Management”ISPIM ( is primarily a European based innovation organization with a combination of academics, consultants, and industrial practitioners. They … Read More

Report #2 from the 4th Congreso Iberoamericano de Innovacion Tecnologica

19/11/2009 |

Ellen Domb

Authors and other participants are invited to add their comments and corrections using the “comments” function at the end of this column.   Since my name was spelled wrong in the program, I’m sure that there were others as well, … Read More

Report from the 4th Congreso Iberoamericano de Innovatcion Tecnologica

18/11/2009 |

Ellen Domb

Congratulations to our colleagues in Mexico and Chile for successfully moving the Iberoamerican Innovation Congress from Mexico (1,2, and 3 were in Puebla, Monterrey and Guadalajara–see reports on all 3 in The TRIZ Journal Commentary column. And I got … Read More

Report from the 33rd Annual PDMA Conference

05/11/2009 |

Guest Commentator

Herbert Roberts is reporting from the 33rd annual PDMA conference.———

The Tuesday November 3rd session of the 33rd annual PDMA conference at Anaheim’s Disneyland Hotel, featured keynote speaker venture capitalist, author, and former Apple Macintosh developer Guy Kawasaki. Kawasaki’s … Read More

Live Report from the Business Innovation Conference 10/6/2009

06/10/2009 |

Ellen Domb

Real Innovation Commentator Praveen Gupta is the chairman of the Business Innovation Conference that is running this week at Illinois Institute of Technology in Wheaton, a suburb of Chicago IL USA. This is a personal travel report, on the … Read More

TRIZ-fest 2009: Ma-triz Conference and Congress Report

07/09/2009 |

Over 100 TRIZ specialists from 14 countries participated in TRIZ-Fest 2009, July 25-29 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The participants delivered over 50 papers in English and Russian. Both languages were served with synchronous translation.Read More

Report on the 5th Senior Conference on TRIZ Researching

07/09/2009 |

The 5th Senior Conference on TRIZ Researching was held at China’s Hunan University on April 25, 2009. It was sponsored by the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES).Read More

Computer-Aided Innovation Conference-Live Report

19/08/2009 |

Ellen Domb

Hello to TRIZ Journal and Real Innovation readers from the great city of Harbin, China.   I will report live from the 3rd IFIP Working Conference on Computer Aided Innovation (CAI): Growth and Development of CAI.  Many aspects of CAI … Read More

Report from TRIZCON 2009 in California

18/03/2009 |

Ellen Domb

TRIZCON 2009, the eleventh meeting of the Altshuller Institute, is going on this week in Canoga Park, California, where the primary sponsor for the event, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is located.  About 75 people are involved in a variety … Read More

BCG Innovation 2008 Report

05/08/2008 |

James Todhunter

The Boston Consulting Group has released their latest report on innovation, “Innovation 2008: Is the Tide Turning?” As always, the BCG report provides some great insights on the state of innovation in business.

There are plenty of very interesting … Read More

Trizcon2008 – Sunday Report

13/04/2008 |

Ellen Domb

The experimental workshop on the US$10million Automotive X-Prize at the Altshuller Institute TRIZCON2008 started Sunday morning with delegates from Germany, Israel, Ireland, UK, Korea, Taiwan, and multiple parts of the US;  from the electronics, automotive, aerospace, control systems … Read More