It is a sixteenth conference regarding TRIZ (Eng. TIPS –Theory of Inventive Problem Solving) methodology initiated by ETRIA (European TRIZ Association). This year the conference takes place in Wroclaw, Poland.
The conference aims at linking industrial companies, research centres, educational organizations and individuals to share their experience on systematic inventive processes and to promote TRIZ diffusion worldwide. It will provide an international forum for exchanging new ideas on TRIZ and knowledge-based innovation, presenting recent achievements by the TRIZ community and enabling further advances and collaboration between industry and academia.
TFC2016 will provide an international forum for:
The European TRIZ Association (ETRIA) is an association based in Germany, founded in 2000. ETRIA considers itself an open community to unite the efforts, suggest opportunities for global standardization, conduct further research and development, and provide mechanisms for the exchange of information and knowledge on TRIZ and TRIZ-based innovation technologies.
ETRIA has the following goals:
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All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. English is the official language of the conference. We welcome paper submissions after abstract acceptance. Prospective authors are invited to submit full (and original research) papers (which is NOT submitted or published or under consideration anywhere in other conferences/journal) in electronic (DOC and PDF) format according to the provided templates and guidelines
All papers will be available at the conference as a proceedings e-book with ISBN.
The practitioners papers will be published additionally in December 2016 in INNOVATOR – the Journal of the European TRIZ Association (ISSN 1866-4180) and available online on the ETRIA web portal.
The scientific papers will be published by Elsevier as Procedia CIRP in 2017, will be indexed on Scopus and available online at www.sciencedirect.com.
Wrocław is the largest city in western Poland. This vibrant and fast-paced growing city definitely earned its title of a European Capital of Culture in 2016. Its greatest asset is the large number people of educated and experienced people. One of the best universities and other higher education institutions in Poland are located here, educating over 140 000 students. In recent years Wroclaw has become the largest research and development region in Poland with constantly growing number of dedicated R&D centers. Over 18 companies with R&D division, presence of 5 independent R&D centers with the leading Wroclaw Research Center EIT+, vast research potential of the Wroclaw University of Technology as well as close cooperation with the research centers all over the world create a base for the advanced research and innovation development.