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About the conference

This year, TFC2013 is held by LCPI – Paris – FRANCE Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers – CER Paris 29th-31st of October 2013 ARTS ET METIERS ParisTech - 151 bvd de l’hôpital 75013 Paris, France



ETRIA’s TRIZ Future Conference 2013 will take place in Paris (France), 29th–31st October 2013. The Conference is organized by the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (Arts & Métiers ParisTech) of Paris, ETRIA – The European TRIZ association – and is sponsored by CIRP, the international Academy for Production Engineering. The Conference aims at linking industrial companies, research centers, educational organizations and individuals to share their experience on systematic inventive processes and 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 & academia.


• The Innovation Process through all of its stages;
• Methodological support to Creative and Inventive Design;
• TRIZ-based or inspired theories, methodologies, techniques;
• Computers instruments to support TRIZ-based deployment;
• Patent Mining, knowledge harvesting and representing;
• TRIZ education initiatives, feedback or studies;
• Further advanced Innovative, Inventive & creative design processes;
• Inventiveness, creativity, innovation measurements (or assessment);
• Any professional/industrial case study where TRIZ has played a significant role.

The subjects listed above are expected to form the major themes of this year’s edition of TRIZ Future. Submissions concerning these subjects are specifically encouraged, but all abstracts describing any aspect of creative and innovative design will be given fair consideration. Authors interested in submitting abstracts are asked to upload their proposal to the conference website.



There will be a formal review of all abstracts. The abstracts must be submitted through TFC2013 conference management system available at: www.tfc2013fr and should be of a quality suitable for selection. Authors are kindly requested to comply with the following information: all authors’ name and affiliation, mailing address with postal code, country, telephone number and E-mail address.

The abstract should outline the major points of interest and novelty of the paper. Selection of the papers will be made on the basis of the following criteria: general interest of the subject; quality of the content; relevance to subjects covered by any of the two committees, namely (scientific or professional). Authors should indicate to which category of contribution they intend to contribute.

Abstracts have to be uploaded by the 15th of March 2013. Authors will be notified of the Session Organizing Committee’s decision by the 10th of April 2013. Authors whose papers have been accepted will be asked to submit full papers until the 15th of May 2013. Instructions for the preparation of manuscripts will be available through the conference website.

The Preliminary Program will be posted on the Web Site, which will be issued with details of the registration procedure for the conference and the hotel including conference fees and hotel cost.

TRIZ Future 2013 application video
General Chair:

Prof. Améziane Aoussat, General Chair
Arts & Métiers ParisTech
Paris - France

Sessions chairs and committees management:

Prof. Denis Cavallucci, Scientific chair
Design Engineering Lab.
INSA (Graduate School of Science & Technology)
Strasbourg - France

Marc Trela, Professional chair
Innovation Manager
e.l.m. leblanc (Bosch group)
Paris - France

Important dates:

Abstract due date: 1st of March 2013 15th of March 2013
Notification of Acceptance: 30th of March 2013 10th of April 2013
Full Paper Due: 15th of May 2013
Reviewer comment: 15th of July 2013
Final Paper Due: 19th of August 2013
Conference: 29th-31st of October 2013