TFC: actions that changed school and community

Published in September 15, 2017

Several actions carried out in public schools throughout the country through TIM Faz Ciência have caused changes that remain to this day. One of the initiatives most cited by teachers are the improvements at the school break, proposed in the Observe stage. However, some classes went beyond the activities of the teaching material and used the operations to carry out incredible projects with impacts inside and outside the classroom. In Fortaleza-CE, children formed a Science Club in the school that […]

AWC groups participate in Online Workshop I

Published in May 16, 2017

On April 29th and May 6th and 13th, the 35 groups participating in Academic Working Capital 2017 attended the Online Workshop I. Through online platforms such as Google Hangouts, Google Drive and Slack, students interacted, gave presentations and watched lectures directly from their cities. The AWC team conducted the activities live from São Paulo (SP) for the 1st and 2nd call groups, which were divided into two classes. Class 1 was comprised of 1st call groups, that needed to make […]

Theater, workshops and book on light and colors

Published in May 8, 2017

The project “Light, colors, action!”, of the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFGC), is taking theater performances and workshops with activities related to light and color to public schools in Campina Grande (PB) and region. The project is one of the initiatives contemplated by the public notice to support science and technology museums and centers, launched in 2015 by Instituto TIM in partnership with the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). The actions are oriented to children between […]

AWC: Focus on interviews with users

Published in January 18, 2017

On the second day of Workshop I, students participating in the 2017 Academic Working Capital program continued working on contacts and interviews with potential clients and partners. The activities were carried out at the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo (Poli-USP), in São Paulo (SP), with the presence of the 7 groups selected in the 1st call of AWC – the 2nd call will be opened in March. Find out […]

AWC 2017 starts with Workshop I

Published in January 17, 2017

The Academic Working Capital program started its third edition with Workshop I, held in the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), in São Paulo (SP). The first day of the workshop, on January 16th, featured the presentation of the program and an introduction to concepts and tools that are essential to create a product and to undertake. The seven groups approved in the 1st call (there will be a […]

AWC: Pitches training at Workshop III

Published in December 14, 2016

The second day of the Academic Working Capital 2016 Workshop III had lectures on intellectual property and networking, and a lot of training for the pitches that will be presented at the AWC Investments Fair. The activities were held on December 13 in the auditorium and in the rooms of the Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), in São Paulo-SP. Learn how was the first day of the AWC Workshop II […]

Workshop III of AWC 2016 begins

Published in December 13, 2016

The last on-site workshop of the program Academic Working Capital in 2016 has started on December 12th. Thirteen groups gathered with the AWC team in the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP) for a day of lectures and activities. The aim of the Workshop III is that the groups can be prepared to present their projects in the Investments Fair, which will take place on December 14th. Follow the […]

TFC: colloquium and year closure

Published in November 17, 2016

TIM Faz Ciência program carried out a colloquium in Curitiba (PR) on November 17th at the Continuous Training Center, in which teachers could share the activities performed over the year. The event also set the program closure in 2016 and paid a tribute to three Departments of Education that stood out in the local management of the program: Curitiba, Fortaleza (CE) and Federal District. One teacher from Fortaleza and one from Brasília (DF) were invited to present their work along […]

Lectures close the Workshop II

Published in July 21, 2016

The last day of the Workshop II of Academic Working Capital, on July 20th, raised discussions about financial planning. The schedule began in the auditorium of the Electrical Engineering building of the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo (USP) with a lecture about pricing. Administrator and mathematician Daniel Barzilay explained that the process of pricing in a startup is different from big companies, as these have a wide database of consumer behavior. “In a startup you do not have […]

Focus on operations in Workshop II

Published in July 20, 2016

The president of Instituto TIM, Manoel Horacio, opened the second day of the Workshop II of Academic Working Capital, on July 19th. He shared with the students a bit of his professional path, since when he started working at the age of 11 as a parcel delivery man in a warehouse until now, as president of Instituto TIM and board member of companies. “My father was a gardener all his life and my mother was a maid. I worked hard, […]