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ETRIA World Conference TRIZ Future 2021 - Bolzano, Italy

Creative Solutions for a Sustainable Development

22-24 September 2021, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano []




The ETRIA World Conference “TRIZ Future” 2021 “Creative solutions for a sustainable development” will take place at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Bolzano, Italy) and online on 22-24 September 2021. Bolzano is the main town of the alpine region of South Tyrol, and is considered the door to Dolomites, included in the UNESCO list of the world's protected natural paradises since 2009.


The Conference is organized by The European TRIZ Association (ETRIA) together with the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. The conference’s main sponsor is the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP).


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 strengthening collaboration between academic and industrial players.


The 21st edition of ETRIA World Conference “TRIZ Future” invites original papers and best practices that combine systematic invention generation, creative design, and digital technologies to solve complex problems in any field of human activity with a particular focus on advanced systems for tackling environmental issues and other global challenges. Therefore, the conference welcomes scientific and practitioners’ contributions about the main issues summarized in the following, which however should not be considered exhaustive.


Topics for the call for papers


Innovation-oriented developments in artificial Intelligence and digitalization


Progress in innovation for the sustainable development and the green deal


TRIZ, inventive design, problem solving and Intellectual Property


TRIZ in academia, industry, education and society


Dates and dealines





General Chair

Dr. Yuri Borgianni, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Scientific Chair

Prof. Stelian Brad, Cluj IT Cluster, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania

International Advisory Committee

Prof. Denis Cavallucci, ICube, INSA Strasbourg, France

Prof. Pavel Livotov, PPI, Offenburg University, Germany


Program committee

Dr. Tiziana Bertoncelli, ANSYS Germany GmbH

Dr. Niccolò Becattini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Dr. Lorenzo Maccioni, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Prof. Federico Rotini, University of Florence, Italy

Prof. Davide Russo, University of Bergamo, Italy


Organizing committee

Renate Folie, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Event Office

Dr. Aurora Berni, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Dr. Franco Concli, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Prof. Guido Orzes, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Dr. Erwin Rauch, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Dr. Lorenzo Fiorineschi, University of Florence, Italy

Dr. Francesco Saverio Frillici, University of Florence, Italy

Dr. Christian Spreafico, University of Bergamo, Italy


Last Updated on Thursday, 12 November 2020 12:28