A year of great achievements for Instituto TIM

Published in January 3, 2018

Instituto TIM remained in its mission to contribute for the democratization of science, technology and innovation in 2017 with great results. Among the highlights of its 4th year of activity, there is the launch of Busca Ativa Escolar, a platform that contributes to the fight against school exclusion; the availability of the platform Mapas Culturais as SaaS (software as a service) by the Ministry of Culture (MinC) to all states and municipalities; and the support by the Academic Working Capital […]

TIM Tec launches courses on entrepreneurship

Published in December 18, 2017

Entrepreneurship is already a reality for 48 million Brazilians between the ages of 18 and 64 years old (36% of the population). And among those who have never started a business, having their own business is the 4th most mentioned dream – behind only traveling around Brazil, buying a home and buying a car. These data from the research Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2016, supported by Sebrae and conducted by the Brazilian Institute of Quality and Productivity (IBQP), show the strength […]

Investors, entrepreneurs and Etecs at AWC Fair

Published in December 14, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Academic Working Capital program ended on December 13th with the Investments Fair. Investors, entrepreneurs, professors and other market players were at the Technological Park of the State of São Paulo (São Paulo-SP) to learn about the solutions developed by the groups. The event also counted on the participation of High School students from Etecs Júlio de Mesquita, of Santo André-SP, and Aristóteles Ferreira, of Santos-SP – both participated in the program this year with students’ […]

A day to prepare for the Fair at Workshop III

Published in December 13, 2017

Elaborating slides and materials and training pitches: the activities of the groups of Academic Working Capital 2017 on the second day of Workshop III were totally focused on the Investiments Fair, which will be held on December 13th. The groups also attended a lecture and had a final moment of integration, closing Workshop III with lots of fun and high expectations for the Fair. The activities occurred at the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of […]

Workshop III: future of the projects after AWC

Published in December 12, 2017

The 22 participating groups of Academic Working Capital 2017 are gathered in São Paulo-SP for Workshop III – the last face-to-face meeting before the Investments Fair, which takes place on December 13th. The first day of the event was held on December 11th at the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP). In addition to the preparation for the Fair, the discussions of the Workshop III have a very important […]

New solutions for Mapas in SP in Hackultura

Published in December 11, 2017

The SP Estado da Cultura platform, a deployment of Mapas Culturais in the state of São Paulo, has gained new suggestions of functionalities in a development marathon dedicated to it. The 1st Hackultura was organized by the collective Nós Livres, Observatory of Creative New Business (ON2C) and the State Department of Culture of São Paulo (Secult), with the support of Instituto TIM, and gathered about 20 hackers, developers and cultural agents to think about solutions to improve the platform. It […]

Bateria participates on Tiradentes Cultural event

Published in December 6, 2017

On December 2nd, the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band) ended the 2017 activities in style: with a presentation at the opening of the Tiradentes Cultural event. This edition of the event, held monthly in Praça Tiradentes (Rio de Janeiro-RJ), honored the National Samba Day, celebrated on the same date. 50 percussionists participated in Bateria’s presentation, among children, young people and adults, conducted by Mestre Mangueirinha. A quartet of musicians accompanied the percussion with keyboard, trumpet, trombone and […]

Busca Ativa: presentation at UNCME’s event

Published in November 29, 2017

Counselors, managers and secretaries of Education from many Brazilian municipalities are being introduced to the Busca Ativa Escolar platform at the XXVII National Meeting of UNCME (Union of Municipal Education Councils). The event takes place between 27th and 29th of November at Luís Eduardo Magalhães Convention Center, in Ilhéus-BA. The teams of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Instituto TIM are participating on the Meeting, aiming at engaging the participants into spreading the initiative to the city governments of […]

High expectations for the Investments Fair

Published in November 23, 2017

Expectations for the Academic Working Capital 2017 Investments Fair are high not only among the groups, but also among investors. Marco Poli, angel investor of Anjos do Brasil, has already participated in the program’s workshops as a speaker, attended the Investments Fairs of 2015 and 2016 and intends to honor this year’s edition, that will take place in December 13th, starting at 10 am, at the Technological Park of the State of São Paulo (São Paulo-SP). You can register freely […]

Tablets and 50 more scholarships at OBMEP award

Published in November 16, 2017

By the third consecutive year, Instituto TIM took part of the National Awarding Ceremony of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP). The event was carried out on November 14th at the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theater, with participation of 501 gold medal winners of OBMEP 2016, teachers, families and authorities, such as the executive secretary of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC), Elton Zacarias, the chief executive of the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), […]