Subscriptions for IT-OBMEP Scholarships 2017

Published in February 6, 2017

Winners of the Brazilian Public School Math Olympics (OBMEP) throughout Brazil can already subscribe to Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships 2017. The registrations started on February 6th and will be open until February 22nd on OBMEP website. The scholarships will be granted to 50 medallists who are entering this year in graduation courses in public universities. Each one of the selected students will receive a monthly scholarship in the amount of R$ 1,200 for 12 months, renewable annually up to 48 months. […]

Presentations close Workshop I

Published in January 19, 2017

January 18th was the last day of Workshop I of the Academic Working Capital program – at the same time, it was only the beginning of an intense work that the participants will carry out in 2017. In the first activity of the day, the groups were divided into two rooms of the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP) to present their projects, using as base the slide deck […]

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 […]

Fair closes AWC’s 2016 edition

Published in December 15, 2016

The AWC Investments Fair marked the end of the second edition of the Academic Working Capital program. The event was held on December 14th at the Technological Park of the State of São Paulo and was attended by the chief of staff of the Department of Economic Development, Science, Technology and Innovation (SDECT) of the State of São Paulo, Maurício Juvenal; the president of Instituto TIM, Manoel Horacio; the CSO of TIM Brasil, Luis Minoru; and investors, teachers, students and […]

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 […]

Teacher training in science

Published in December 5, 2016

Elementary School teachers from the regions of Ribeirão Preto (SP) and Lajeado (RS) are receiving training to improve the science teaching. The initiatives are carried out, respectively, by projects from the University of São Paulo (USP) and the Univates University Center contemplated by the public notice to support science and technology museums and centers, launched in 2015 by the Instituto TIM in partnership with the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). In Ribeirão Preto, optical physics and creative […]

AWC: registrations open for 2017

Published in November 30, 2016

Registrations for the 2017 edition of the Academic Working Capital program are open. Student groups from any undergraduate program can subscribe – as long as the group coordinator is, mandatorily, enrolled in the Final Project execution stage in Engineering courses or in the Computer Science field programs. It will be accepted Final Projects aiming to create new technology-based companies. The program offers financial, technical and business support to the selected projects during one year. It is required to make a […]

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 […]