TRIZ literature recommended by MATRIZ

  1. Sergei Ikovenko, et al., “State-of-the-Art TRIZ, Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, A guide for Level 1 certification by the International TRIZ Association (MATRIZ)”, second edition, revised, 2021, Crido R&D, All purchase options will be continuosly updated on the website, for English and other languages.
  2. Alex Lyubomirskiy, Dr. Simon Litvin, Dr. Sergei Ikovenko, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian M. Thurnes, Dr. Robert Adunka, “Trends of Engineering System Evolution (TESE) – TRIZ paths to innovation”, 2018, TRIZ Consulting Group. Buy at

TRIZ Books in English

    • G.Altshuller: 1984, CREATIVITY AS AN EXACT SCIENCE: The Theory of the Solution of Inventive Problems. Translated by Anthony Williams. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers. ISBN 0-677-21230-5
    • G.Altshuller: 1996, AND SUDDENLY THE INVENTOR APPEARED: TRIZ, the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving. Worchester, Massachusetts: Technical Innovation Center. ISBN 0-9640740-2-8
    • Stan Kaplan: 1996, AN INTRODUCTION TO TRIZ. Ideation International Inc. ISBN 1928747000
    • G.Altshuller: 1997, 40 PRINCIPLES: TRIZ Keys to Technical Innovation. Translated by Lev Shulyak and Steven Rodman. Worchester, Massachusetts: Technical Innovation Center. 141 pages, ISBN 0964074036
    • Victor R. Fey, Eugene I. Rivin: 1997, THE SCIENCE OF INNOVATION: A Managerial Overview of the TRIZ Methodology. The TRIZ Group. 82 pages, ISBN 0-9658359-0-1
    • John Terninko, Alla Zusman, Boris Zlotin: 1997, STEP-BY-STEP TRIZ: Creating Innovative Solution Concepts
    • Dana W. Clarke, Sr.: 1997. TRIZ: THROUGH THE EYES OF AN AMERICAN TRIZ SPECIALIST. Detroit, Michigan: Ideation International Inc. ISBN 1928747035
    • John Terninko, Alla Zusman, Boris Zlotin: 1998, SYSTEMATIC INNOVATION: An Introduction to TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving). 150 pages, ISBN 1574441116
    • G.Altshuller: 1999, THE INNOVATION ALGORITHM: TRIZ, systematic innovation, and technical creativity. Worchester, Massachusetts: Technical Innovation Center. 312 pages, ISBN 0964074044
    • Y.Salamatov: 1999, TRIZ: THE RIGHT SOLUTION AT THE RIGHT TIME. Insytec B.V. 256 pages. ISBN 90-804680-1-0
    • Vladis Kosse: 1999, SOLVING PROBLEMS WITH TRIZ: An Exercise Handbook. Ideation International Inc. 123 pages, ISBN 1928747019
    • Altshuller G., Zlotin B., Zusman A., Philatov V.: 1999, TOOLS OF CLASSICAL TRIZ. Ideation International Inc. 266 pages, ISBN 1928747027
    • Stan Kaplan, S. Visnepolschi, B. Zlotin, A. Zusman: NEW TOOLS FOR FAILURE & RISK ANALYSIS. An Introduction to Anticipatory Failure Determination (AFD) and The Theory of Scenario Structuring. Ideation International Inc., 1999, ISBN 1928747051
    • Boris Zlotin and Alla Zusman: DIRECTED EVOLUTION: Philosophy, Theory and Practice. Ideation International Inc., 2001, 103 pages
    • Kalevi Rantanen and E. Domb: SIMPLIFIED TRIZ: New Problem Solving Applications for Engineers. St. Lucie Press, 2002, 280 Seiten, ISBN 1574443232
    • Darrell Mann, Systematic Innovation. Creax, January 2002. ISBN 9077071024
    • Timokhov, V.I., Natural innovation. 2002: CREAX. 71. ISBN 5-88912-004-2
    • Ball, L., Breakthrough Inventing With TRIZ. 2002: Third Millennium Publishing. ISBN 1-932657-05-3 / see also for Larry Ball: Hierarchical TRIZ Algorithm. 2002: Third Millennium Publishing.
    • Mann, D., Hands-On Systematic Innovation. 2003, Ieper: Creax Publisher. ISBN 9077071024
    • Mann, D., et al., Matrix 2003. 2003, Ieper: Creax Press.
    • Tennant, G., Pocket TRIZ for Six Sigma. 1st ed. 2003: Mulbury Consulting. 96. ISBN : 0954614909 / Tennant, G., TRIZ for Six Sigma (e-book). 1st ed. 2003: Mulbury Consulting. 150.
    • Clausing, D. and V.R. Fey, EFFECTIVE INNOVATION. 2004: ASME Press,. 247. ISBN 1-86058-438-1
    • Fey, V.R. and E.I. Rivin, Innovation on Demand : New Product Development
    • Using TRIZ. 2005: Cambridge University Press. 256. ISBN 0521826209
    • Prushinskiy, V., G. Zainiev, and V. Gerasimov, HYBRIDIZATION: the new warfare in the battle for the market. 2005: Ideation International, Inc. 121. ISBN 1-59872-069-4
    • Kai Yang and Basem El-Haik, Design for Six Sigma. 2003, ISBn 0071412085 McGraw-Hill
    • Gordon Cameron, TRIZICS – Teach yourself TRIZ, how to invent, innovate and solve “impossible” technical problems systematically. 2010 ISBN 1456319892 printed by CreateSpace
    • Yeoh TS, Yeoh TJ, Song Chiali, TRIZ Systematic Innovation in Manufacturing. 2009 FirstFruits publishing
    • Semyon Savransky, ENGINEERING OF CREATIVITY Introduction to TRIZ Methodology of Inventive Problem Solving. 2000, CRC Press
    • Belski, I.,Improve your Thinking: Substance-Field Analysis. 2007, TRIZ4U, Melbourne, ISBN 978-0-9803293-0-8,196p.