Scifictology is a new discipline for studies of various aspects of Science Fiction (SF) by different approaches. Based on the study approaches, Scifictology included several sub-disciplines such as Inventological Scifictology and Educational Scifictology. Inventological Scifictology refer to the interactive role of Science Fiction and inventions. Inventology as a sub-discipline of Creatology (multi-disciplinary science of Creativity & Innovation)is related to analytical studies of inventions (patents) and engineering and management of invention. Thus TRIZ can plays an important role in Inventology. TRIZ-based Inventology is using of methodology, principles and tools of TRIZ for Inventological studies. Science Fictions inspiring inventions, and inventions inspiring Science Fictions. Studies shows that many Science Fictions inspired from inventions by an imaginative forecasting approach, and reciprocally there are many inventions and technological innovations that their creators inspired from Science Fictions.
Keywords: Scifictology – Inventology – Creatology – TRIZ – Science Fiction – Inventological Scifictology – Systematic inventive imagination.
Dr.Sayed Mahdi Golestan Hashemi is a professionally researcher in fields of Creatology (as multi-disciplinary science of creativity & innovation), TRIZ, Innovation Management, and applied science fiction. He is introducer several new scientific subjects such as Creatology and Scifictology. He is also Founder and Head of the Iranian Research Institute for Creatology, TRIZ and Innovation Management Engineering.