Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


I. Strategic & Business Aspects of Systematic Innovation:


1.Systematic identification of opportunities and issues in Business
   Model/Product/Process/Service Innovation.
2.Systematic innovation Strategies, Methods, or Tools for Business
   Model/Product/Process/ Service improvements.
3.Systematic identification or exploitation of Trends for Business or
   Technology innovation.

II. Technical Aspects of Systematic Innovation:


1.TRIZ-based systematic innovation
2.Research and Development of TRIZ-based theories and tools.
3.TRIZ-based opportunity identification and problem solving applications.
4.Theories, applications, and techniques in TRIZ-based education/teaching.
5.Non-TRIZ based systematic Innovation
6.Nature or bio-inspired methods/tools for Systematic Innovation.
7.Theories, tools, or applications of systematic innovative opportunity
    identification or problem solving such as: Lateral Thinking,
    Vertical Thinking, 6 Thinking Hats,Dominant Innovation Matrix, etc.
8.Theories/Knowledge/Tools which is integrated with or related to
    Systematic Innovation such as: IP/Patent Management or Techniques,
    Neural Linguistic Programming, Axiomatic Design, VA/VE, Lean, 6 Sigma, QFD, etc.

III. Computer-Aided Innovation

1. Development of theories/methods/tools for Computer-aided Innovation.
2.Computer-Aided opportunity identification or problem solving case studies.
3.Intelligent or computational systems supporting innovation or creative reasoning.
4.Computer-based Knowledge Management, Text/Web Mining systems
   supporting innovation processes.
5.Forecasting or Roadmapping issues for CAI.

IV. Other new tools, theories, and applications related to or can be integrated
     with systematic innovation.