Definition of creativity. Steps for creativity: preparation, incubation, illumination and validation. Examples of discoveries. The four dimensions of intelligence: deduction, intuition, collective intelligence and creativity. Barriers to creativity: education, habits, expertise, judgment and admissibility. Approaches to stimulate scientific creativity: exploration, reformulation, generation of ideas, selection, testing-experimentation and organization. Confrontation of ideas. Application to the research context. Thought organization: from idea to expression. Critical judgment. Design of an innovative project outside the scope of the research project. Assessment of originality, risk and feasibility of an innovation project. Importance to work along with people from other disciplines in order to innovate.