News from Oxford Creativity

News and updates from Oxford Creativity on all things TRIZ.

 Korean Innovation Success (with TRIZ): 95,000 patents in 2012 (UK: 7,000)

Korean Innovation Success (with TRIZ): 95,000 patents in 2012 (UK: 7,000)

Samsung claim that power of TRIZ has helped their phenomenal success over the last 12 years – and is central to their policy of growth through innovation. A recent article in Forbes describes how Samsung saved over $100m in its first few TRIZ projects. What can the UK learn from this? 


Oxford Creativity launch TRIZ Scholarship Scheme

Oxford Creativity launch TRIZ Scholarship Scheme

Oxford Creativity is launching a scholarship scheme to current university students, giving them the opportunity to learn TRIZ in a hands-on workshop.

Oxford Creativity Presents at TRIZ Futures Conference, Portugal, 2012

Oxford Creativity Presents at TRIZ Futures Conference, Portugal, 2012

Oxford Creativity Presents at TRIZ Futures Conference, Portugal, 2012

Andrew Martin, Karen Gadd and Lilly Haines-Gadd from Oxford Creativity attended the Etria European TRIZ Association's annual conference in Lisbon. They really enjoyed the conference and wanted to share the papers presented. 

TRIZ Effects Database

TRIZ Effects Database

The TRIZ Effects Database from Oxford Creativity is now available online. 

The Effects Database is another useful Tool that will provide answers to such queries in the form of a list of Effects, i.e. physical phenomena or applications of physical phenomena.



 


TRIZ changed my life

TRIZ changed my life

Salmaan Craig is a research engineer using TRIZ in his Engineering Doctorate in Environmental Technology at Brunei University in London. His research, which he is carrying out while working for consulting engineer BuroHappold, began looking at eco-product development in buildings."BuroHappold said we’re interested in developments in product design so, as long as it’s sustainable, have a look for us. And on my way I bumped into TRIZ,"
Design Focus - What is Your Problem?

Design Focus - What is Your Problem?

Rather than scratching heads when faced with a seemingly impossible contradiction in a job, engineers could do worse than apply the Triz theory.  Read the Design Focus, Professional Engineering article October 2007 by Neil Wilkes on applying TRIZ Theory.