ZUP RIO in inspections against Aedes aegypti

Published in February 15, 2017

The ZUP RIO platform, a ZUP (Participatory Urban Governance) deployment in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), is currently being used in an action to fight the Aedes aegypti mosquito in the municipality. On February 11th, 126 municipal health units mobilized to educate residents about the importance of prevention against the breeding sites of the mosquito, which transmits dengue, zika and chikungunya. In addition, the date marked the beginning of a series of inspections that are being carried out in the neighborhoods […]

Agentes launches workbooks in Rio

Published in December 22, 2016

After 4 years of research with young people of communities with UPPs from Rio de Janeiro (RJ), the project Agentes da Transformação carried out the launch of Cadernos da Juventude Carioca (Rio de Janeiro Youth Workbooks). The publication gathers the main data of the surveys conducted between 2013 and 2016 by the project, performed in partnership between Instituto TIM and Instituto Pereira Passos (IPP). The launch of Cadernos took place at the Art Museum of Rio (MAR) and had the […]

Bateria: last presentation of 2016

Published in November 29, 2016

To close the 2016 activities, the Bateria do Instituto TIM (Instituto TIM Drumming Band) made a special presentation on November 26th along with the project Portadores do Ritmo (Rhythm Carriers). The two groups made a free presentation at Fernando Pessoa Square, in Catete District, at Rio de Janeiro (RJ), for an audience of approximately 150 people. The presentation also featured the participation of drummer and member of Cordão do Boitatá Rodrigo Scofield. As well as the Bateria of the Instituto […]

Bateria ends 2016 with presentation

Published in November 21, 2016

Bateria do Instituto TIM will make a presentation with the project Portadores do Ritmo and it is open to the public. The event will be held on November 26 (Saturday) from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Praça Fernando Pessoa, Rua do Catete, 135 – Bairro Catete, Rio de Janeiro (RJ). The meeting marks Bateria activities closure in 2016, and it is the first time that both groups will present together. Portadores do Ritmo is an inclusion social program that […]

Círculo reaches more teachers in RJ

Published in November 11, 2016

More teachers of the state of Rio de Janeiro are participating in the training sessions about the approach of O Círculo da Matemática do Brasil this year. So far, the training sessions in Rio de Janeiro, Duque de Caxias, Niterói and São Gonçalo have already involved 270 participants, more than double compared to last year, when 106 teachers were trained. Furthermore, 11 municipal schools of Rio de Janeiro and Duque de Caxias have Círculo classes in 2016, taking the approach […]

Projects supported by IT in the SNCT

Published in October 17, 2016

Aiming to bring science and technology closer to the population, the 13rd edition of the National Week of Science and Technology (SNCT 2016) takes place from October 17th to 23rd, promoted by the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications. Instituto TIM participates on this event, and some of the projects contemplated by the public notice to support science and technology museus and centers developed special activities for the occasion. Check out some examples: Belo Horizonte (MG) The team of […]

Get to know the ZUP installations

Published in September 14, 2016

The ZUP – Zeladoria Urbana Participativa (Participatory Urban Governance) platform was developed by Instituto TIM to contribute with the municipal management of urban governance services. Both the staff from departments and public bodies and the citizens can count on an efficient and easy to use tool to register demands such as waste collection, sweeping, pothole repair, pruning trees, among others. The information are registered at a single system and serve as subsidy to improve the monitoring and execution of the […]

ZUP optimizes urban services in Rio

Published in August 19, 2016

In less than a year since its implementation in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), the use of the ZUP platform has expanded – and there is an intention to extend that even more. The installation of the open source software created by Instituto TIM in the city was launched on December 1st, 2015 with the name ConservaZUP. The platform had become the official tool for registering and monitoring service requests of the agents from the Municipal Department of Conservation (SECONSERVA), that […]

Agentes: 50 students graduate

Published in July 29, 2016

The Agentes da Transformação project conducted on July 28th the graduation of the 50 scholarship students who participated in 2016. The event was held in the Chamber Theater of Cidade das Artes (City of Arts), in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), and brought together about 100 people. In this edition of the project, carried out by Instituto TIM in partnership with Instituto Pereira Passos (IPP), the youngsters applied 2.500 questionnaires between March 10th and July 10th in Rocinha, Complexo do Lins […]

ZUP: mega-events management in Rio

Published in June 16, 2016

On June 15th, it was officially launched in Rio de Janeiro (RJ) the ZUP RIO platform, result of a partnership among Instituto TIM, the Municipal Department of Conservation and Public Services (SECONSERVA) and Rio Operations Center (COR). ZUP RIO gathers ConservaZUP platform, the first installation of ZUP free software in the city, and a new module, focused on mega-events operation. This is a second version of the platform, designed to meet the everyday demands of urban caretaking of the city, […]