Workshop to discuss future of Mapas Culturais

Published in March 1, 2018

On February 26th and 27th, the Mapas Culturais Management Workshop was held in Brasília-DF, in the building of the Ministry of Culture (MinC), bringing together members of the Mapas Culturais Network, public managers, developers and researchers, as well as Instituto TIM. The purpose of the event was to gather feedback and experience reports, challenges and learning from software installations to discuss the scope of the project in the next one and a half year. The workshop was promoted by the […]

4th edition of IT-OBMEP Scholarship selects medalists

Published in February 23, 2018

This Friday, February 23rd, is the deadline for medalists of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) to enroll in the Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships. The applications must be made through the OBMEP website and the results will be announced on March 15th, in the restricted area of each candidate. This is the 4th edition of IT-OBMEP Scholarships, initiative of Instituto TIM in partnership with OBMEP and the National Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), which allows young people with […]

Python and APIs in new TIM Tec courses

Published in February 1, 2018

The TIM Tec platform has launched two more courses destined to professionals and those interested in technology: Development with Python and APIs Development in REST. The courses are free and open to anyone who has previous knowledge in programming and software development areas, since the content of both is more advanced. The Development with Python course presents the fundamental concepts of this programming language that is increasingly being used all over the world – and that was even adopted in […]

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 […]

AWC 2017 groups get prepared for the Fair

Published in December 7, 2017

The last few weeks are being raced to the 2017 Academic Working Capital groups, but it happens for good reason: they are working hard to present their projects in the best possible way at the Investments Fair. This year, the event that marks the closing of the edition will be held on December 13th, starting at 10 a.m., at the Technological Park of the State of São Paulo (São Paulo-SP). The groups will have the opportunity to present their solutions […]