This page is a collection of TRIZ resources, that I have found useful for application, training, research and facilitation.
Altshuller Life and History of TRIZ
TRIZ Methods Explained
TRIZ has methods for problem, or opportunity definition and problem solution. These include methods like Function Attribute analysis, system operator, problem explorer, su-field, minimum technical system, among other. Problem solution has tools like the 76 standard solutions, contradiction matrix and the 40 triz principles, but other tools like trends, resources, are also included in general application.
Tools for TRIZ, Patent Search
There are several tools for patent search including google patent search and USPTO’s advanced search tool.
TRIZ Conferences Calendar
Altshuller institute publishes a few conference links here. Currently there is no comprehensive list available.
Individual Business, Organizations, Institute Case Studies
Companies and Consultants offering TRIZ Services
ARIZ 85C Knowledge Base
TRIZ Books and Journals
Dr Ellen Domb maintains a great set of books and sites on her trizrealworld blog.
Open Innovation Challenges
Finally if you are looking for a grand set of challenges, open innovation is the flavor of the decade, here is a list of website that throw challenges across all different fields.