AWC participates in Sebrae’s event

Published in October 28, 2016

The Academic Working Capital program was invited to take part in the 3rd Entrepreneurial Education Symposium, held on October 27th by Sebrae-SP Alencar Burti Business School. Marcos Barretto, professor at the University of São Paulo (USP) and academic coordinator of the program, participated in the third panel discussion of the event, themed “Entrepreneurial ecosystem – Companies’ contribution to entrepreneurial education”. The panel was also formed by Renan Prado, from the Employer Branding area of Natura’s Human Research department, and mediated […]

AWC participates in event in Athens

Published in June 13, 2016

The content coordinator of Academic Working Capital program, Diogo Dutra, presented AWC in one of the panels held at the 2nd Annual International Conference on Engineering Education & Teaching, that happened from June 5th to 8th in Athens, Greece. The event was organized by the Athens Institute for Education and Research and gathered directors, professors and students from universities of different countries for discussions related to engineering education, focusing on innovation. Diogo included a case study of the program to […]

VcSBC is awarded in Washington

Published in April 20, 2016

On April 19th, it was carried out an awarding ceremony of the contest Governarte 2015: Eduardo Campos Award, in which the app VcSBC, from São Bernardo do Campo (SP), was one of the winners. Representatives from the five awarded initiatives were in Washington, D.C., in the United States, to be part of the event promoted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The contest awarded the best and most innovative practices of public management in municipal governments from Latin America and […]

AWC: Product Fair closes Workshop I

Published in January 21, 2016

The last day of Workshop I of the Academic Working Capital program in 2016 provided the opportunity to make improvements to projects and to how presentations are put together. The participants attended lectures on market analysis and how investments work. They also presented their updated prototypes at the Product Review Fair. The workshop was held on January 18 to 20 in the auditorium and rooms of the Mechanical and Naval Engineering building of the Polytechnic School at Universidade de São […]

AWC 2016 Workshop I: understanding users

Published in January 20, 2016

On the second day of Workshop I held by the Academic Working Capital program in 2016, participants discussed the importance of understanding one’s users. The first panel on January 19 was conducted by Miguel Chaves, a partner at innovation and design consulting firm CAOS Focado. He talked about elements of the Design Thinking method which are essential for startups. “When you understand how users behave, they open up much more to the solution,” he said. Miguel also explained the CSD […]

Mapas Culturais takes part at FISL16

Published in July 21, 2015

Instituto TIM took part at the 16th International Free Software Forum (FISL16), through the project Mapas Culturais. The event was hosted in the events center at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), in Porto Alegre-RS, from July 8th to 11th. It is considered the biggest meeting of free software communities in Latin America. Coordinators of the Mapas Culturais project were invited to join the panel on the topic of “How free software can assist democracy?”. The […]