20th Edition

ETRIA World Conference TRIZ Future 2020

“Systematic Complex Problem Solving in the Age of Digitalization and Open Innovation”


14 -16 October, 2020  II Cluj-Napoca, Romania


The ETRIA World Conference “TRIZ Future” 2020 will take place in the university city Cluj-Napoca (located in Romania, in the hearth of Transylvania land), during 14-16 October 2020. The Conference is organized by The European TRIZ Association (ETRIA) together with Cluj IT Cluster (www.clujit.ro) and five partner universities (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (www.utcluj.ro), University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca (www.usamvcluj.ro), Babes-Bolyai University (www.ubbcluj.ro), University of Medicine and Farmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu” (www.umfcluj.ro) and University of Fine Arts and Design from Cluj-Napoca (www.uad.ro). The conference is sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP).

The 20th edition of ETRIA World Conference “TRIZ Future” invites original papers and best practices that combine systematic invention generation, design and creative thinking, digital technologies and open innovation frameworks to solve complex problems in any field of human activity.

The Conference aims at linking industrial companies, research centers, educational organizations and individuals to share their experience on systematic innovation and promote TRIZ-based tools worldwide. It will provide an international forum for exchanging new ideas on knowledge-based innovation, presenting recent achievements in this area and enabling further advances and collaboration also between the academic and industrial communities.

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We are happy to announce that a significant number of abstracts for the 20th edition of ETRIA World Conference TRIZ Future 2020 have been submitted in due time. They reveal interesting research subjects that will make us confident about the scientific success of this edition of our conference.

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