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 […]

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 […]

AWC: impact on teachers and students of Etecs

Published in September 6, 2017

Sharing the support to entrepreneurship and the Academic Working Capital approach with technical education students and teachers is one of the goals of the program in 2017. This year, for the first time, students from State Technical Schools (Etecs) of São Paulo participate in pilot format. Also, around 20 teachers from seven Etecs and one Technology College (Fatec) participated in a training promoted by AWC to expand knowledge on entrepreneurship, business modeling and mentoring in the development of technology-based products. […]

Investors get to know AWC’s projects in Fair

Published in July 20, 2017

The last day of Academic Working Capital 2017 Workshop II, on July 19th, began with a flipped classroom session. Divided into two classrooms of the Mechanical and Naval Engineering building of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), the groups met with their respective AWC coordinators to present hypothesis on their solutions and the tests and experiments they intend to do with potential customers and users to validate them. Coordinators and colleagues also contributed with suggestions and […]

AWC 2017: about 70 students attend Workshop II

Published in July 18, 2017

Workshop II of the Academic Working Capital program in 2017 started in a crowded auditorium in the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP). About 70 students from the 28 participating groups of this edition attended the first day of the meeting, which took place on July 17th. This year, groups from seven states and the Federal District are part of the program, with 22 groups composed of university students […]

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 […]

See the result of the 2nd call of AWC 2017

Published in April 25, 2017

The result of the second call to participate in Academic Working Capital 2017 has already been published on the program’s website. Altogether, 31 projects were selected – 23 from undergraduate students and 8 from students of State Technical Schools (Etecs), who participate in a pilot format through a partnership between Instituto TIM and Paula Souza Center. Those selected will join the five groups that have been already performing the activities since January, and will participate in AWC’s Online Workshop I, […]

Cultural data from all over Brazil

Published in April 3, 2017

Available since 2015, the platform Mapa da Cultura has information about cultural agents, places, projects and events from all over Brazil and it is one of the four deployments of the open source software Mapas Culturais in the Ministry of Culture (MinC). The management is performed by MinC in partnership with Instituto TIM, that offers technological support. It is a space to promote and integrate cultural actions from all the states of the country. The platform gathers information from different MinC […]

Subscribe for the 2nd call for AWC 2017

Published in March 2, 2017

The 2nd call to participate in the 2017 edition of the Academic Working Capital program is open. Groups can be formed by 2 to 4 students of any undergraduate course, as long as the group coordinator is enrolled in the senior year of an undergraduate course in Engineering or Computer Science and performing the Final Project (TCC). This year, subscriptions are also open to students from eight State Technical Schools (Etec) in the state of São Paulo (click here to […]

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 […]