Popularization of Science *AND* Technology

Since it is a professional master’s degree, the PPGDesign/Univille has started its activities developing a collaborative network with companies, that network gets wider over the years. Cooperative activities already occurred with the following companies: Whirlpool S.A., Docol Metais, FGM – Odontological Products, Essencis Soluções Ambientais (SC/PR), Laboratório Catarinense, Entre Gestão & Design, Instituto Consulado da Mulher, Escritório Metroquadrado, Clamed – Cia. Latino-Americana de Medicamentos, Empreendimento Imobiliário Cidade Pedra Branca, IxDA-Interaction Design Association Capítulo Joinville, Döhler textile industry, Conta Azul startup, Secretariat of Urban Planning *AND* Sustainable Development (SEPUD) of Joinville City Hall, Laboratório Ghanem, Due Laser startup, Nangara Biojoias, Assecrejo – Associação Ecológica de Recicladores e Catadores de Joinville, Instituto Caranguejo de Educação Ambiental, Senai Curitiba *AND* Blumenau, Instituto Tecnológico de Santa Catarina – Jaraguá do Sul, Uniasselvi Indaial, Perini Business Park, Agência Sys, Inovaparq – Parque de Inovação Tecnológica de Joinville e Região via Cause *AND* Agência Beta, Unimed Joinville, Tigre S.A., Children’s Hospital of Joinville, Regional Prison of Joinville, Metalúrgica IMAM Ltda., Rede Feminina de Combate ao Câncer of Indaial, Associação dos Bananicultores de Corupá (ASBANCO), Luz e Oliveira Contabilidade, Projeto Omunga *AND* BCause Grife Social, Carbuss – Indústria Catarinense de Carrocerias Ltda., Probe  Inteligência Competitiva Ltda., Equoterapia Chaleira Preta, Operand startup, Meus Pedidos startup, Unisociesc, Senai Joinville, 4C Innovation, Secretariat of Social Assistance (SAS) of Joinville City Hall, Eventos Univille, Cooperativas de Recicladores of Joinville, Projeto DESOL, Aviva Consciência Ambiental, Grupo Bairro Jativoca, Projeto Ler é Viajar Sem Sair do Lugar of Jardim Paraíso (neighborhood of Joinville), Igreja Assembleia de Deus of Bom Retiro (neighborhood of Joinville), textile companies from Joinville *AND* region, ADEJ (Associação dos Deficientes de Joinville), CEPAT – Joinville City Hall, Joinville#30 (associated with the Secretariat of Urban Planning *AND* Sustainable Development/SEPUD), Projeto LeNSin (International Learning Network on Sustainability). This network has derived from research activities, final year projects, *AND* activities performed on the subjects of the program.

In 2019 *AND* 2020, the collaborative network got wider because of the inclusion of the following companies: Irmãos Fischer S.A. Ind. *AND* Com., Quatenus Rastreamento, Mercado Criativo Design, SENAI – Jaraguá do Sul unit, Faculdade Metropolitana de Guaramirim, FAMEG, Construtech Ventures, Centro Universitário Teresa D'Ávila – UNIFATEA; CEPE – Centro Esportivo para Pessoas Especiais/Raposas do Sul Basketball on Wheels, Pedalise startup, Grupo Totvs, Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Plataforma Sabedorama, *AND* Bem Leve Design de Interiores.

An important point of the community universities is its regional insertion, which, along with its social commitment, promotes improvement in quality of life of the community in which is part of. The extension projects characterized by the generation of employment *AND* income have occurred since 2013, with, for example, SempreViva *AND* AmaViva. In 2019, both projects were the students Letícia Birolli *AND* Cristiane Perin de Oliveira’s field research *AND* had the participation of some PPGDesign graduate students (Rita Lorenzi, Valdirene Gruber, Daiane Laís Fontana). 

In 2019, the collaborative network already consolidated to the development of extension projects (focusing on the qualification to work *AND* on the generation of income) involved the following organizations: SAS, Joinville City Hall, AVIVA Consciência Ambiental, textile companies from Joinville *AND* region, Regional Prison, *AND* Tiwa. In 2019, two social projects were developed with funds from the University Extension Office: SempreViva *AND* AmaViva, engaging three professors (Elenir Morgenstern, Victor Aguiar, Marli Everling) *AND* two students (Cristiane Perin de Oliveira e Letícia Birolli) – also projects of technological capacitation; *AND* the Environment Cartoon with Crab Boy, engaging one professor (Marli Teresinha Everling) *AND* a final year project (Lucas Ferreira).

After the Master’s Degree elaboration, since 2013, the PPGDesign/Univille has been an active part of the promotion of GAMPI Design + Plural Design, an event that develops *AND* disseminates the design culture. The organizing committee has the PPGDesign/Univille coordinator João Sobral as its president, *AND* in 2019 its president was the Design Department chair João Carlos Vela. The other PPGDesign/Univille faculty *AND* students integrate the organizing committee, the mediation of technical sessions *AND* the scientific committee.

Besides these activities, five professors are advisors of the productive sector: Victor Aguiar, Fernando Pereira Pruner, Elcio Ribeiro, Adriane Shibata Santos *AND* Luiz Romão. Elenir Morgenstern is an advisor of the institutional *AND* municipal social projects. Marli T. Everling started as an associate *AND* the project director of the Instituto Caranguejo de Educação Ambiental.