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Learning from Challenges

The value of the university is based on the relationship between the teacher and the student and the ability of the first to challenge the second and to accompany him throughout the learning process while looking for solutions to these challenges.

Drinking straws and atents

Patents were created to promote the dissemination of knowledge and to give incentives to the inventor: in exchange for making public all the details of the invention, the State gives 20 years of exclusive rights to exploit it.

Helios at sunset

Sunset provides a different light to the architecture of a  house appropriately named Helios in Foz do Lisandro.

The Spy and the Traitor, by Ben Macintyre

Understand the reasons why someone can become a spy against his government and of all the problems of the soviet model.

Just Finished the Exams, What Now?

This is the time of year when, after completing their exams, many young people have to make decisions about their future. I don’t know if the reader belongs…

Challenges and Opportunities

What are the characteristics of an innovation mindset? And what steps have to be taken from the genesis of an idea to its implementation in an innovative solution?

There’s Life Beyond a GPA

For six years I have been spending one Saturday per semester at Técnico in an event named Pitch Bootcamp where about 200 specialists in human resources and Técnico…

Work Will Resume Within Moments

In an earlier chronicle, I have already mentioned the study by Sara Sarasvathy, who concluded that people identified as entrepreneurs more often use effective reasoning rather than the…

Mission Possible

Last week we received at Técnico teams of 3 projects in the proof-of-concept stage under the Erasmus+ IF4TM project. This project aims to create a framework for the…

Lego Blocks

One of my last week’s tasks was to edit videos with testimonials from students of this semester’s edition of the [email protected]écnico program. Lean LaunchPad is an entrepreneurial teaching…