A New Quarterly Peridical by MATRIZ

Dear colleagues,

In accordance with MATRIZ President’s directive, we started the preparations for the publication of the quarterly online, peer reviewed TRIZ periodical. We target October 1, 2018 as the first publication day.

We are announcing a contest for the best title of this publication. The first prize for the winner of this contest is a free participation in the TRIZfest-2018.

Please submit your ideas on the title of this publication by March 15, 2018.

We also solicit your participation in this publication’s Editorial Board.

We will publish the articles’ submission criteria at a later date.

Please submit all your questions and proposals to Dr. Mark Barkan – mbarkan@matriz.org

Today is V. V. Mitrofanov’s 90th birthday!

Dear friends and colleagues!
February 21, 1928 is the birthday of Voluslav Vladimirovich Mitrofanov, one of the most active and talented devotees of TRIZ. Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) school of TRIZ, he founded in the 1970s, produced many talented TRIZ practitioners and developers. He was a Friend and a Teacher to many in the worldwide TRIZ community. His memory will live in the hearts of his students, friends and colleagues!  

MATRIZ China Regional Representative meeting held in Beijing

At the beginning of 2018, 8 China Regional Representatives from different regions had a meeting in Beijing. Each of the representatives summarized their work related to TRIZ in their regions. After that, there were heated discussions among representatives. They analyzed both China domestic and international situations, listed the challenges and developed short-term and long-term plans. Finally, all representative members reached the agreement that:

l  High quality of MATRIZ certification should be maintained

l  A series of TRIZ promotion activities will be held in different regions of China

l  Help more China TRIZ experts to get higher level TRIZ certificates

l  Help more high-quality Level 3 TRIZ experts to get MATRIZ accreditation

l  MATRIZ China conference 2018 will be held in Hong Kong

l  More MATRIZ certification training will be organized in different regions of China

l  …

China Representatives are all high quality MATRIZ Level 3 certified TRIZ Practitioners. They were nominated by Dr. Yongwei Sun, MATRIZ VP for China and Oceania, and approved by MATRIZ president in July 2017.

The first German TRIZ BarCamp in Fulda/Germany

On March, 19th 2018 the TRIZ-Akademie.de run by Barbara Gronauer and Horst Nähler, members of TRIZ-Campus Regional MATRIZ Organization aims to organize the first German TRIZ BarCamp in Fulda/Germany.

MATRIZ provides partial financial support for this conference.

January 25, 2018

On January 25, 2018 in Moscow, a meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Russian State Corporation RosTech on the wide introduction of TRIZ at the enterprises of the Corporation was held. The main issue on the agenda was the creation of the TRIZ Center and the development of TRIZ practice in Rostech. The meeting was attended by more than 70 representatives of the management of RosTech enterprises.

The President of MATRIZ Y. Fedosov, Vice-President O. Feygenson, the employee of the TRIZ-Department of the “Basic Element” Group of Companies N. Saunin delivered information messages. During the discussion, the participants of the Scientific and Technical Council noted that in general TRIZ is known to many representatives of the engineering community of RosTech, and the systemic deployment of TRIZ practice is an urgent, demanded subject. The resolution on the deployment of TRIZ training and TRIZ practice was adopted in general, the submitted drafts were approved as a guide to action.