Tubarão, a city
of opportunities.
Why Tubarão?

Tubarão is a city ready for the future. Taking several actions, consolidated programs and projects and under implementation, Tubarão is working to be the best city to live in Brazil by 2050.
All the changing strategies are part of the Tubarão 180º Plan, which has as a purpose, make of Tubarão a more Humanized, Smart and Sustainable City (CHIS - Cidade mais Humana, Inteligente e Sustentável).  Having as a main goal to reach the number 1 city in HDI (Human Development Index) in Brazil by 2050.

“Invest Tubarão” has as a purpose, contribute for the competitivity and businesses sustainability in the city of Tubarão, promoting investments, innovation and internationalization opportunities. The program is a support base for the investor during his/her prospecting journey, venture implementation or expansion. The city, which is a reference to health, education and security as essential outlines to a smart city, is also highlighted by its technology and innovation ecosystem, geographical location, logistics infrastructure and hospitality development. The city does not stop growing and you can grow along with us. Learn more about investing in Tubarão by clicking here.  

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“Invest Tubarão” has as a purpose, contribute for the competitivity and businesses sustainability in the city of Tubarão, promoting investments, innovation and internationalization opportunities.
The program is a support base for the investor during his/her prospecting journey, venture implementation or expansion.
The city, which is a reference to health, education and security as essential outlines to a smart city, is also highlighted by its technology and innovation ecosystem, geographical location, logistics infrastructure and hospitality development.
The city does not stop growing and you can grow along with us. Learn more about investing in Tubarão by clicking here.

FUTURE-DRIVING PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

Tubarão + Fácil
(Tubarão Easier)

It is a project in which sub serves business opening. Ideal for a city that thinks ahead the future, generating opportunity for the investor to wage disregarding all the bureaucracy. By the Complementary Law N.o 12/2018, it was established the distinguished and favored treatment to be given, to small businesses within the city of Tubarão, in order to simplify  the registration and legalization of the low-risk economic activity, in compliance with the rules and precepts of Federal Law 11.598/2007, Federal Complementary Law n. 123/2006 and State Law n. 17.071/2017.

An infrastructure-based enterprise for establishing and growing businesses along a community (physical or virtual) in which fosters an entrepreneurial and innovative culture, enables people to business and binds innovative agents. It is aimed to accommodate innovative entrepreneurs, freelancers, Startups and RD&I labs for a limited period. During their period in the center, the entrepreneur will be assisted in order to develop, prototype, produce and trade his/her product, process, or a high added value service.

City Policy
Incentive to Science,
Technology and Innovation

Implemented by the Complementary Law n. 154/2017 it establishes incentive and support measures for actions in science, technology and innovation strategies in the city of Tubarão, in a sustainable way it aims to promote the research of social, scientific, technological, entrepreneurial, economic, environmental and innovative development.

The sustainable development plan “Tubarão 180º” overall objective is to build a more Humanized, Smart and Sustainable City (CHIS - Cidade mais Humana, Inteligente e Sustentável). Having the HDI (Human Development Index) from the UNSD (United Nations Sustainable Development) as an index. The goal is to be Brazil number 1 city by the year of 2050, taking as inspection points: Be number 1 in the State of Santa Catarina in 2020 and the number 1 in the South of Brazil in 2030. The project is based on three major axes: Development and Sustainability; Education and City; Health and quality of Life. Each one of them covers projects and actions in specific areas.

Generation 2050 is an innovative program that enables young students from the city public education to work in the technology sector, find new talents, stimulate the entrepreneurship in a technology based businesses, reduce the school dropout, increase the access to higher education levels from the professional engagements and have a positive impact in the city income generation. The project is a partnership between the Department of Economic Development and the Educational City Foundation.    

Waters of
Tubarão Project

Created by the City Environment Foundation (FUNAT), with the purpose of finding out solutions to clean up the main rivers of the city and region. The project counts on a partnership between the Tubarão Committee, Tubarão Sanitation and the Environment Defense Council.

The purpose of the HUB is to connect companies, educational institutions, government and health related entities in order to foster the development of innovative health solutions in the city.

FUTURE-DRIVING PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

Tubarão + Fácil (Tubarão Easier)

It is a project in which sub serves business opening. Ideal for a city that thinks ahead the future, generating opportunity for the investor to wage disregarding all the bureaucracy. By the Complementary Law N.o 12/2018, it was established the distinguished and favored treatment to be given, to small businesses within the city of Tubarão, in order to simplify  the registration and legalization of the low-risk economic activity, in compliance with the rules and precepts of Federal Law 11.598/2007, Federal Complementary Law n. 123/2006 and State Law n. 17.071/2017.

Innovation Center

An infrastructure-based enterprise for establishing and growing businesses along a community (physical or virtual) in which fosters an entrepreneurial and innovative culture, enables people to business and binds innovative agents. It is aimed to accommodate innovative entrepreneurs, freelancers, Startups and RD&I labs for a limited period. During their period in the center, the entrepreneur will be assisted in order to develop, prototype, produce and trade his/her product, process, or a high added value service.

City Policy Incentive to Science, Technology and Innovation

Implemented by the Complementary Law n. 154/2017 it establishes incentive and support measures for actions in science, technology and innovation strategies in the city of Tubarão, in a sustainable way it aims to promote the research of social, scientific, technological, entrepreneurial, economic, environmental and innovative development.

Tubarão + Fácil (Tubarão Easier)

It is a project in which sub serves business opening. Ideal for a city that thinks ahead the future, generating opportunity for the investor to wage disregarding all the bureaucracy. By the Complementary Law N.o 12/2018, it was established the distinguished and favored treatment to be given, to small businesses within the city of Tubarão, in order to simplify  the registration and legalization of the low-risk economic activity, in compliance with the rules and precepts of Federal Law 11.598/2007, Federal Complementary Law n. 123/2006 and State Law n. 17.071/2017.

Innovation Center

An infrastructure-based enterprise for establishing and growing businesses along a community (physical or virtual) in which fosters an entrepreneurial and innovative culture, enables people to business and binds innovative agents. It is aimed to accommodate innovative entrepreneurs, freelancers, Startups and RD&I labs for a limited period. During their period in the center, the entrepreneur will be assisted in order to develop, prototype, produce and trade his/her product, process, or a high added value service.

City Policy Incentive to Science, Technology and Innovation

Implemented by the Complementary Law n. 154/2017 it establishes incentive and support measures for actions in science, technology and innovation strategies in the city of Tubarão, in a sustainable way it aims to promote the research of social, scientific, technological, entrepreneurial, economic, environmental and innovative development.

Waters of Tubarão Project

Created by the City Environment Foundation (FUNAT), with the purpose of finding out solutions to clean up the main rivers of the city and region. The project counts on a partnership between the Tubarão Committee, Tubarão Sanitation and the Environment Defense Council.

The sustainable development plan “Tubarão 180º” overall objective is to build a more Humanized, Smart and Sustainable City (CHIS - Cidade mais Humana, Inteligente e Sustentável). Having the HDI (Human Development Index) from the UNSD (United Nations Sustainable Development) as an index. The goal is to be Brazil number 1 city by the year of 2050, taking as inspection points: Be number 1 in the State of Santa Catarina in 2020 and the number 1 in the South of Brazil in 2030. The project is based on three major axes: Development and Sustainability; Education and City; Health and quality of Life. Each one of them covers projects and actions in specific areas.

Generation 2050 is an innovative program that enables young students from the city public education to work in the technology sector, find new talents, stimulate the entrepreneurship in a technology based businesses, reduce the school dropout, increase the access to higher education levels from the professional engagements and have a positive impact in the city income generation. The project is a partnership between the Department of Economic Development and the Educational City Foundation.    

The purpose of the HUB is to connect companies, educational institutions, government and health related entities in order to foster the development of innovative health solutions in the city.

Waters of Tubarão Project

Created by the City Environment Foundation (FUNAT), with the purpose of finding out solutions to clean up the main rivers of the city and region. The project counts on a partnership between the Tubarão Committee, Tubarão Sanitation and the Environment Defense Council.

The sustainable development plan “Tubarão 180º” overall objective is to build a more Humanized, Smart and Sustainable City (CHIS - Cidade mais Humana, Inteligente e Sustentável). Having the HDI (Human Development Index) from the UNSD (United Nations Sustainable Development) as an index. The goal is to be Brazil number 1 city by the year of 2050, taking as inspection points: Be number 1 in the State of Santa Catarina in 2020 and the number 1 in the South of Brazil in 2030. The project is based on three major axes: Development and Sustainability; Education and City; Health and quality of Life. Each one of them covers projects and actions in specific areas.

Generation 2050 is an innovative program that enables young students from the city public education to work in the technology sector, find new talents, stimulate the entrepreneurship in a technology based businesses, reduce the school dropout, increase the access to higher education levels from the professional engagements and have a positive impact in the city income generation. The project is a partnership between the Department of Economic Development and the Educational City Foundation.    

The purpose of the HUB is to connect companies, educational institutions, government and health related entities in order to foster the development of innovative health solutions in the city.

SECTORS

Localizada na região Sul do Estado, que totaliza mais de 1 milhão habitantes, Tubarão é destaque em diversos setores da economia e o que a torna muito atrativa para quem vive na cidade, seja para trabalhar, estudar, empreender ou investir. Tubarão tem um perfil econômico dinâmico, com

aproximadamente 5 mil empresas ativas na cidade, sendo aproximadamente 40% prestação de serviço, setor que mais emprega na cidade, com destaque para nas áreas de saúde e tecnologia, 39% comércio, 20% relacionadas à indústria e 1% ligado à agropecuária.

SECTORS

Localizada na região Sul do Estado, que totaliza mais de 1 milhão habitantes, Tubarão é destaque em diversos setores da economia e o que a torna muito atrativa para quem vive na cidade, seja para trabalhar, estudar, empreender ou investir.

 Tubarão tem um perfil econômico dinâmico, com aproximadamente 5 mil empresas ativas na cidade, sendo aproximadamente 40% prestação de serviço, setor que mais emprega na cidade, com destaque para nas áreas de saúde e tecnologia, 39% comércio, 20% relacionadas à indústria e 1% ligado à agropecuária.

As a way of approaching the productive sector and the city management, in 2019 it was implemented by a City Decree the Economic Development Committee, linked to the Secretariat of Economic Development. The committee aims to monitor, articulate, support and promote the process of economic development starting from the economic development plans for seven economically strategic sectors: Agribusiness, Commerce, Civil Construction, Logistics, Information Technology (IT) and Communication, Tourism and Health.

As a way of approaching the productive sector and the city management, in 2019 it was implemented by a City Decree the Economic Development Committee, linked to the Secretariat of Economic Development. The committee aims to monitor, articulate, support and promote the process of economic development starting from the economic development plans for seven economically strategic sectors: Agribusiness, Commerce, Civil Construction, Logistics, Information Technology (IT) and Communication, Tourism and Health.

DIFERENCIAIS QUE A CIDADE OFERECE

EDUCATION

Tubarão has a large educational network, made up of public and private schools, as well as college and technical education, which provide quality education in several areas such as health, technology, engineering and business.

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HEALTH

The Blue City (Tubarão), stands out for being a reference in Health in the state of Santa Catarina. The city possesses a full health network in both, public and private sectors. Two hospitals in which are both recognized by their high-quality standards, being one of them a public hospital and the largest in number of beds in the State. The city can also count on a third important Day Hospital structure, with more than 30 medical specialties, and a large public structure with Family Health Care, Basic Health Units, Oral Health Teams, among other specialties. All this infrastructure is turned into results, as an example, the city holds one of the lowest child mortality rates in the country.

LOGISTIC

Due to its privileged location, between the mountains and the sea, Tubarão attracts people from all over the country. The city is just 30 km away from Jaguaruna Regional Airport, 54 km away from Imbituba Port and there is also a highway road, BR101, that runs through the city, facilitating the transportation of cargo, access for tourists, businesspeople, workers and students from all over the region. Its logistics capacity favors the import and export of products and raw materials by Rail, Road, Sea and Air, turning Tubarão into a real logistics hub.

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DIFERENCIAIS QUE A CIDADE OFERECE

EDUCATION

Tubarão has a large educational network, made up of public and private schools, as well as college and technical education, which provide quality education in several areas such as health, technology, engineering and business.

HEALTH

The Blue City (Tubarão), stands out for being a reference in Health in the state of Santa Catarina. The city possesses a full health network in both, public and private sectors. Two hospitals in which are both recognized by their high-quality standards, being one of them a public hospital and the largest in number of beds in the State. The city can also count on a third important Day Hospital structure, with more than 30 medical specialties, and a large public structure with Family Health Care, Basic Health Units, Oral Health Teams, among other specialties. All this infrastructure is turned into results, as an example, the city holds one of the lowest child mortality rates in the country.

LOGISTIC

Due to its privileged location, between the mountains and the sea, Tubarão attracts people from all over the country. The city is just 30 km away from Jaguaruna Regional Airport, 54 km away from Imbituba Port and there is also a highway road, BR101, that runs through the city, facilitating the transportation of cargo, access for tourists, businesspeople, workers and students from all over the region. Its logistics capacity favors the import and export of products and raw materials by Rail, Road, Sea and Air, turning Tubarão into a real logistics hub.

DIFERENCIAIS QUE A CIDADE OFERECE

EDUCATION

Tubarão has a large educational network, made up of public and private schools, as well as college and technical education, which provide quality education in several areas such as health, technology, engineering and business.

HEALTH

The Blue City (Tubarão), stands out for being a reference in Health in the state of Santa Catarina. The city possesses a full health network in both, public and private sectors. Two hospitals in which are both recognized by their high-quality standards, being one of them a public hospital and the largest in number of beds in the State. The city can also count on a third important Day Hospital structure, with more than 30 medical specialties, and a large public structure with Family Health Care, Basic Health Units, Oral Health Teams, among other specialties. All this infrastructure is turned into results, as an example, the city holds one of the lowest child mortality rates in the country.

LOGISTIC

Due to its privileged location, between the mountains and the sea, Tubarão attracts people from all over the country. The city is just 30 km away from Jaguaruna Regional Airport, 54 km away from Imbituba Port and there is also a highway road, BR101, that runs through the city, facilitating the transportation of cargo, access for tourists, businesspeople, workers and students from all over the region. Its logistics capacity favors the import and export of products and raw materials by Rail, Road, Sea and Air, turning Tubarão into a real logistics hub.

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The sustainable development plan “Tubarão 180º” overall objective is to build a more humanized, smart and sustainable city (CHIS - Cidade mais Humana, Inteligente e Sustentável). Having the HDI (Human Development Index) from the UNSD (United Nations Sustainable Development) as an index. The goal is to be Brazil number 1 by the year of 2050, taking as inspection points: To be number 1 in the State of Santa Catarina in 2020 and the number 1 in the South of Brazil in 2030.

The project is based on three major axes: Development and Sustainability, Education and City, Health and quality of Life. Each one of them covers projects and actions in specific areas.

According to the world population growth projection as presented by the UN report “World Population Prospect 2019”, the world population is prospected to reach to 9.7 billion people in 2050. Considering that most growth will take place in urban area, the biggest challenge for the cities will be keeping an intelligent and sustainable growth, promoting also an improvement in the people’s quality of life.

In order to organize and align the concerned parties, the policymakers must play a role of leadership when defining priorities, growth strategies and resources necessities for the city planning efforts (The Economist).

Innovation, employment and income, health, mobility, environmental sustainability, security, education, and entrepreneurship are the main subjects addressed, of which projects are being prospected in order to develop the related areas. The axes are aligned within the United Nations 17 Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG)

The cities are not the result of a historical determinism or fatalism. Their development is highly dependent on human intentionalities strategically implemented, which ensure that they are in accordance with political, social, and technological innovations (Allwinkle, Cruickshank, 2011: Alves, 2007: Aurigi 2005). 

From these premises, the sustainable development plan Tubarão 180º was born – A new city.

Generation 2050 is an innovative program that enables young students from the city public education to work in the technology sector, find new talents, stimulate the entrepreneurship in a technology based businesses, reduce the school dropout, increase the access to college from the professional engagements and have a positive impact in the city income generation.

The project is a partnership between the Department of Economic Development and the Educational City Foundation.

In 2018, first year of the project, 50 teenagers from the city public education were enabled in software and web design development, in 2019 there will be 100 enabled teenagers.

In 2019, a partnership among Tubarão Department of Economic Development, Tubarão Business Association (ACIT) and the 3rd Company from the 63rd Infantry Battalion of the Brazilian Army, launched the project “Programming the Future”, aiming to enable soldiers on software development at their first year of military service. The Instituto Federal de Santa Catarina (IFSC) will enable youngs at Tubarão unit, foreseeing two annual groups of 40 students each.

Moreover, Tubarão offers with the assistance of the City Education Foundation, a series of integration and development projects, contributing to the educational vocation as well as planting seeds of success for the future of thousands of children and teenagers.

The purpose of the HUB is to connect companies, educational institutions, government and health related entities in order to foster the development of innovative health solutions in the city.

The Health Hub is a project developed by Tubarão City hall, in a partnership with Tubarão Business Association (ACIT) and the University - Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (UNISUL), which has the participation of the city main health institutions aiming to place the Tubarão health ecosystem among the biggest innovators in Brazil.

The project considers actions such as: financial support for projects through the City innovation Fund, vocation from the Innovation Center for the sector, as well as international missions and interchange with other innovation ecosystems in the main business centers located in Brazil and abroad.

The sustainable development plan “Tubarão 180º” overall objective is to build a more humanized, smart and sustainable city (CHIS - Cidade mais Humana, Inteligente e Sustentável). Having the HDI (Human Development Index) from the UNSD (United Nations Sustainable Development) as an index. The goal is to be Brazil number 1 by the year of 2050, taking as inspection points: To be number 1 in the State of Santa Catarina in 2020 and the number 1 in the South of Brazil in 2030.

The project is based on three major axes: Development and Sustainability, Education and City, Health and quality of Life. Each one of them covers projects and actions in specific areas.

According to the world population growth projection as presented by the UN report “World Population Prospect 2019”, the world population is prospected to reach to 9.7 billion people in 2050. Considering that most growth will take place in urban area, the biggest challenge for the cities will be keeping an intelligent and sustainable growth, promoting also an improvement in the people’s quality of life.

In order to organize and align the concerned parties, the policymakers must play a role of leadership when defining priorities, growth strategies and resources necessities for the city planning efforts (The Economist).

Innovation, employment and income, health, mobility, environmental sustainability, security, education, and entrepreneurship are the main subjects addressed, of which projects are being prospected in order to develop the related areas. The axes are aligned within the United Nations 17 Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG)

The cities are not the result of a historical determinism or fatalism. Their development is highly dependent on human intentionalities strategically implemented, which ensure that they are in accordance with political, social, and technological innovations (Allwinkle, Cruickshank, 2011: Alves, 2007: Aurigi 2005). 

From these premises, the sustainable development plan Tubarão 180º was born – A new city.

Generation 2050 is an innovative program that enables young students from the city public education to work in the technology sector, find new talents, stimulate the entrepreneurship in a technology based businesses, reduce the school dropout, increase the access to college from the professional engagements and have a positive impact in the city income generation.

The project is a partnership between the Department of Economic Development and the Educational City Foundation.

In 2018, first year of the project, 50 teenagers from the city public education were enabled in software and web design development, in 2019 there will be 100 enabled teenagers.

In 2019, a partnership among Tubarão Department of Economic Development, Tubarão Business Association (ACIT) and the 3rd Company from the 63rd Infantry Battalion of the Brazilian Army, launched the project “Programming the Future”, aiming to enable soldiers on software development at their first year of military service. The Instituto Federal de Santa Catarina (IFSC) will enable youngs at Tubarão unit, foreseeing two annual groups of 40 students each.

Moreover, Tubarão offers with the assistance of the City Education Foundation, a series of integration and development projects, contributing to the educational vocation as well as planting seeds of success for the future of thousands of children and teenagers.

The purpose of the HUB is to connect companies, educational institutions, government and health related entities in order to foster the development of innovative health solutions in the city.

The Health Hub is a project developed by Tubarão City hall, in a partnership with Tubarão Business Association (ACIT) and the University - Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (UNISUL), which has the participation of the city main health institutions aiming to place the Tubarão health ecosystem among the biggest innovators in Brazil.

The project considers actions such as: financial support for projects through the City innovation Fund, vocation from the Innovation Center for the sector, as well as international missions and interchange with other innovation ecosystems in the main business centers located in Brazil and abroad.

The sustainable development plan “Tubarão 180º” overall objective is to build a more humanized, smart and sustainable city (CHIS - Cidade mais Humana, Inteligente e Sustentável). Having the HDI (Human Development Index) from the UNSD (United Nations Sustainable Development) as an index. The goal is to be Brazil number 1 by the year of 2050, taking as inspection points: To be number 1 in the State of Santa Catarina in 2020 and the number 1 in the South of Brazil in 2030.

The project is based on three major axes: Development and Sustainability, Education and City, Health and quality of Life. Each one of them covers projects and actions in specific areas.

According to the world population growth projection as presented by the UN report “World Population Prospect 2019”, the world population is prospected to reach to 9.7 billion people in 2050. Considering that most growth will take place in urban area, the biggest challenge for the cities will be keeping an intelligent and sustainable growth, promoting also an improvement in the people’s quality of life.

In order to organize and align the concerned parties, the policymakers must play a role of leadership when defining priorities, growth strategies and resources necessities for the city planning efforts (The Economist).

Innovation, employment and income, health, mobility, environmental sustainability, security, education, and entrepreneurship are the main subjects addressed, of which projects are being prospected in order to develop the related areas. The axes are aligned within the United Nations 17 Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG)

The cities are not the result of a historical determinism or fatalism. Their development is highly dependent on human intentionalities strategically implemented, which ensure that they are in accordance with political, social, and technological innovations (Allwinkle, Cruickshank, 2011: Alves, 2007: Aurigi 2005). 

From these premises, the sustainable development plan Tubarão 180º was born – A new city.

Generation 2050 is an innovative program that enables young students from the city public education to work in the technology sector, find new talents, stimulate the entrepreneurship in a technology based businesses, reduce the school dropout, increase the access to college from the professional engagements and have a positive impact in the city income generation.

The project is a partnership between the Department of Economic Development and the Educational City Foundation.

In 2018, first year of the project, 50 teenagers from the city public education were enabled in software and web design development, in 2019 there will be 100 enabled teenagers.

In 2019, a partnership among Tubarão Department of Economic Development, Tubarão Business Association (ACIT) and the 3rd Company from the 63rd Infantry Battalion of the Brazilian Army, launched the project “Programming the Future”, aiming to enable soldiers on software development at their first year of military service. The Instituto Federal de Santa Catarina (IFSC) will enable youngs at Tubarão unit, foreseeing two annual groups of 40 students each.

Moreover, Tubarão offers with the assistance of the City Education Foundation, a series of integration and development projects, contributing to the educational vocation as well as planting seeds of success for the future of thousands of children and teenagers.

The purpose of the HUB is to connect companies, educational institutions, government and health related entities in order to foster the development of innovative health solutions in the city.

The Health Hub is a project developed by Tubarão City hall, in a partnership with Tubarão Business Association (ACIT) and the University - Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (UNISUL), which has the participation of the city main health institutions aiming to place the Tubarão health ecosystem among the biggest innovators in Brazil.

The project considers actions such as: financial support for projects through the City innovation Fund, vocation from the Innovation Center for the sector, as well as international missions and interchange with other innovation ecosystems in the main business centers located in Brazil and abroad.

Education that generates quality labor

Tubarão has a large educational network, made up of public and private schools, as well as college and technical education, which provide quality education in several areas such as health, technology, engineering and business.

The science, education and professional qualification development is one of the basis for the city of Tubarão. The city cares about its citizens and, through education it gives opportunities and prospects for a better future.

Therefore, Tubarão, known as “The Blue City”, has a full education network, including public and private schools, from kindergartens, elementary, middle and high schools to great Colleges and vocational education institutions.

In the city, MEC (Ministry of Education) pointed out a total of 9 educational units offering professional technician courses and more than 20 long-distance learning and campus-based College institutions.

Talking about College education, UNISUL is a model for the State of Santa Catarina. Displaying the maximum evaluation concept according to MEC (grade 5), it serves more than 20,000 undergraduate students in all areas of knowledge, approximately 3,000 graduate students and 300 students in master's and doctoral programs degree.

In long-distance learning, UnisulVirtual, created in 2005, offers courses throughout the country in its 77 campus-based centers in the Brazilian territory.

Tubarão SENAC College operates in the 18 cities of the AMUREL region (Association of the Municipalities in the Region of Laguna city) offering courses divided into different areas, such as: environment and health; management and business; tourism, information and communication; infrastructure; cultural production and design.

In addition, the institution offers free community courses by the Senac Free Program (PSG - Programa Senac de Gratuidade). It is also worth to highlight the Young Apprentice Program (Programa Jovem Aprendiz), which serves about 300 students a year and works in the development of students from 14 to 24 years old, nominated by the commercial businesses.

South Coast Region SESI - SENAI serves the cities of AMUREL from its headquarters in Tubarão, Capivari de Baixo and Braço do Norte. Regarding Education, it is offered initial and continuing courses, industrial learning, high school, youth and adult education, technical courses, higher education and postgraduate education, as well as corporate and counter-shift education. The course offered are in the areas of Information Technology (IT), Automotive Mechanics, Occupational Safety, Buildings, Industrial Automation, Electrical Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Management, among others. More than 3,000 enrollments are carried out annually, by which approximately 1,500 in the city of Tubarão.

IFSC Tubarão currently has more than 800 students and offers courses in campus-based and distance education (EAD). As for the training levels, it offers initial and continuing training (qualification courses), technical, higher and postgraduate courses. Among the technical courses offered are the Systems Development Technician, the Administration Technician, the Electrotechnical Technician and the Logistics Technician. The higher education course offers the Higher Technology Course in Systems Analysis and Development, which received concept 5, maximum grade, in the performance evaluation of the Ministry of Education (MEC). The postgraduate course offers specializations in Public Management for Vocational and Technological Education, School Management, Educational Technologies and Vocational and Technological Professional Teaching Education.

All these index data show that the citizen of Tubarão has at its disposal a wide range of options for his/her training and specialization. Thus, Tubarão develops and maintain talented people in the region, contributing to the development of companies based in the city through quality labor.

The Blue City (Tubarão), stands out for being a reference in Health in the state of Santa Catarina. The city possesses a full health network in both, public and private sectors. Two hospitals in which are both recognized by their high-quality standards, being one of them a public hospital and the largest in number of beds in the State. The city can also count on a third important Day Hospital structure, with more than 30 medical specialties, and a large public structure with Family Health Care, Basic Health Units, Oral Health Teams, among other specialties. All this infrastructure is turned into results, as an example, the city holds one of the lowest child mortality rates in the country.

The “Nossa Senhora da Conceição” Hospital, according to the Ministry of Health, is considered a standard in quality and efficiency in the 24 hours Emergency Service, Neonatal and Pediatric ICU, Full Service Diagnostic Center and High Complexity Unit for Cardiovascular and Neurological Surgical Services, in addition to being the largest hospital in Santa Catarina in number of beds.

In the private sector, The Socimed Hospital is highlighted as a high-quality standard Hospital and distinguished hotel services. There are several specialty centers, state-of-the-art surgical centers and a modern ICD.

The medical complex Provida, is a structure of offices in 30 medical areas, being a model in emergency care, check-ups, surgery room, extension services, as well as a full and modern diagnostic center that together with a network of doctor offices and private clinics, reaffirm the city’s calling as a regional health center.

Regarding the public health service offered by the city, the population can count on 32 teams from the family health strategy, 29 basic health units, 27 oral health teams, 4 family health support centers, 2 psychosocial care centers, specialized health care center, epidemiological center, central fill pharmacy, health surveillance, physiotherapy nucleus, municipal polyclinic and SAMU (EMS).

Due to its privileged location, between the mountains and the sea, Tubarão attracts people from all over the country. The city is just 30 km away from Jaguaruna Regional Airport, 54 km away from Imbituba Port and there is also a highway road, BR101, that runs through the city, facilitating the transportation of cargo, access for tourists, businesspeople, workers and students from all over the region. Its logistics capacity favors the import and export of products and raw materials by Rail, Road, Sea and Air, turning Tubarão into a real logistics hub.

Railroad: Tubarão is prepared to comply with new cargo options, whether import or export process, with a connection to the Port of Imbituba, on a 164 km railway network that crosses the city and passes by 13 other cities (Imbituba, Laguna, Pescaria Brava, Capivari de Baixo, Sangão, Jaguaruna, Içara, Criciúma, Siderópolis, Morro da Fumaça, Cocal do Sul, Urussanga and Forquilhinha). Favoring development and logistics, in addition, the city has access to the TIS - Terminal Modal Sul (South Intermodal Terminal) strategically positioned on the largest ceramic pole in Brazil, by the Tereza Cristina SA (FTC) Railway, which has an expansion project to Rio Grande do Sul.

Maritime: Near to Imbituba Multi-Purpose Port, all types of cargo exported from the city of Tubarão can be directed to this important port that connects to other regions of Brazil and other countries of the Americas, Asia and Europe.

With one of the best navigable conditions in the country, the port of Imbituba is connected to the city by the road BR-101, and rail by trains operated by Tereza Cristina S.A railway (FTC).

Air: Just 30 km away from the city of Tubarão, we have Humberto Ghizzo Bortoluzzi Airport, also known as South Regional Airport, located in the city of Jaguaruna, connecting the region to Brazil's two main airport hubs: Congonhas (SP) and Campinas (SP).

These characteristics contribute a lot to the development of Tubarão, the second most populous city in southern Santa Catarina. A promising city that is becoming a business hub, powered up by a great logistics infrastructure for companies willing to develop their operations in the region.

 

Main distances:

Florianópolis                                               138 km

Aeroporto Regional Sul (Jaguaruna)      30 km

Porto de Imbituba                                      54 km

Criciúma                                                      65 km

Laguna                                                         25 km

Serra do Rio do Rastro                              78 km

Porto Alegre                                                321 km

Curitiba                                                        340 km

São Paulo                                                    597 km

Rio de Janeiro                                            851 km

Buenos Aires                                              1.119 km

Education that generates quality labor

Tubarão has a large educational network, made up of public and private schools, as well as college and technical education, which provide quality education in several areas such as health, technology, engineering and business.

The science, education and professional qualification development is one of the basis for the city of Tubarão. The city cares about its citizens and, through education it gives opportunities and prospects for a better future.

Therefore, Tubarão, known as “The Blue City”, has a full education network, including public and private schools, from kindergartens, elementary, middle and high schools to great Colleges and vocational education institutions.

In the city, MEC (Ministry of Education) pointed out a total of 9 educational units offering professional technician courses and more than 20 long-distance learning and campus-based College institutions.

Talking about College education, UNISUL is a model for the State of Santa Catarina. Displaying the maximum evaluation concept according to MEC (grade 5), it serves more than 20,000 undergraduate students in all areas of knowledge, approximately 3,000 graduate students and 300 students in master's and doctoral programs degree.

In long-distance learning, UnisulVirtual, created in 2005, offers courses throughout the country in its 77 campus-based centers in the Brazilian territory.

Tubarão SENAC College operates in the 18 cities of the AMUREL region (Association of the Municipalities in the Region of Laguna city) offering courses divided into different areas, such as: environment and health; management and business; tourism, information and communication; infrastructure; cultural production and design.

In addition, the institution offers free community courses by the Senac Free Program (PSG - Programa Senac de Gratuidade). It is also worth to highlight the Young Apprentice Program (Programa Jovem Aprendiz), which serves about 300 students a year and works in the development of students from 14 to 24 years old, nominated by the commercial businesses.

South Coast Region SESI - SENAI serves the cities of AMUREL from its headquarters in Tubarão, Capivari de Baixo and Braço do Norte. Regarding Education, it is offered initial and continuing courses, industrial learning, high school, youth and adult education, technical courses, higher education and postgraduate education, as well as corporate and counter-shift education. The course offered are in the areas of Information Technology (IT), Automotive Mechanics, Occupational Safety, Buildings, Industrial Automation, Electrical Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Management, among others. More than 3,000 enrollments are carried out annually, by which approximately 1,500 in the city of Tubarão.

IFSC Tubarão currently has more than 800 students and offers courses in campus-based and distance education (EAD). As for the training levels, it offers initial and continuing training (qualification courses), technical, higher and postgraduate courses. Among the technical courses offered are the Systems Development Technician, the Administration Technician, the Electrotechnical Technician and the Logistics Technician. The higher education course offers the Higher Technology Course in Systems Analysis and Development, which received concept 5, maximum grade, in the performance evaluation of the Ministry of Education (MEC). The postgraduate course offers specializations in Public Management for Vocational and Technological Education, School Management, Educational Technologies and Vocational and Technological Professional Teaching Education.

All these index data show that the citizen of Tubarão has at its disposal a wide range of options for his/her training and specialization. Thus, Tubarão develops and maintain talented people in the region, contributing to the development of companies based in the city through quality labor.

The Blue City (Tubarão), stands out for being a reference in Health in the state of Santa Catarina. The city possesses a full health network in both, public and private sectors. Two hospitals in which are both recognized by their high-quality standards, being one of them a public hospital and the largest in number of beds in the State. The city can also count on a third important Day Hospital structure, with more than 30 medical specialties, and a large public structure with Family Health Care, Basic Health Units, Oral Health Teams, among other specialties. All this infrastructure is turned into results, as an example, the city holds one of the lowest child mortality rates in the country.

The “Nossa Senhora da Conceição” Hospital, according to the Ministry of Health, is considered a standard in quality and efficiency in the 24 hours Emergency Service, Neonatal and Pediatric ICU, Full Service Diagnostic Center and High Complexity Unit for Cardiovascular and Neurological Surgical Services, in addition to being the largest hospital in Santa Catarina in number of beds.

In the private sector, The Socimed Hospital is highlighted as a high-quality standard Hospital and distinguished hotel services. There are several specialty centers, state-of-the-art surgical centers and a modern ICD.

The medical complex Provida, is a structure of offices in 30 medical areas, being a model in emergency care, check-ups, surgery room, extension services, as well as a full and modern diagnostic center that together with a network of doctor offices and private clinics, reaffirm the city’s calling as a regional health center.

Regarding the public health service offered by the city, the population can count on 32 teams from the family health strategy, 29 basic health units, 27 oral health teams, 4 family health support centers, 2 psychosocial care centers, specialized health care center, epidemiological center, central fill pharmacy, health surveillance, physiotherapy nucleus, municipal polyclinic and SAMU (EMS).

Due to its privileged location, between the mountains and the sea, Tubarão attracts people from all over the country. The city is just 30 km away from Jaguaruna Regional Airport, 54 km away from Imbituba Port and there is also a highway road, BR101, that runs through the city, facilitating the transportation of cargo, access for tourists, businesspeople, workers and students from all over the region. Its logistics capacity favors the import and export of products and raw materials by Rail, Road, Sea and Air, turning Tubarão into a real logistics hub.

Railroad: Tubarão is prepared to comply with new cargo options, whether import or export process, with a connection to the Port of Imbituba, on a 164 km railway network that crosses the city and passes by 13 other cities (Imbituba, Laguna, Pescaria Brava, Capivari de Baixo, Sangão, Jaguaruna, Içara, Criciúma, Siderópolis, Morro da Fumaça, Cocal do Sul, Urussanga and Forquilhinha). Favoring development and logistics, in addition, the city has access to the TIS - Terminal Modal Sul (South Intermodal Terminal) strategically positioned on the largest ceramic pole in Brazil, by the Tereza Cristina SA (FTC) Railway, which has an expansion project to Rio Grande do Sul.

Maritime: Near to Imbituba Multi-Purpose Port, all types of cargo exported from the city of Tubarão can be directed to this important port that connects to other regions of Brazil and other countries of the Americas, Asia and Europe.

With one of the best navigable conditions in the country, the port of Imbituba is connected to the city by the road BR-101, and rail by trains operated by Tereza Cristina S.A railway (FTC).

Air: Just 30 km away from the city of Tubarão, we have Humberto Ghizzo Bortoluzzi Airport, also known as South Regional Airport, located in the city of Jaguaruna, connecting the region to Brazil's two main airport hubs: Congonhas (SP) and Campinas (SP).

These characteristics contribute a lot to the development of Tubarão, the second most populous city in southern Santa Catarina. A promising city that is becoming a business hub, powered up by a great logistics infrastructure for companies willing to develop their operations in the region.

 

Main distances:

Florianópolis                                               138 km

Aeroporto Regional Sul (Jaguaruna)      30 km

Porto de Imbituba                                      54 km

Criciúma                                                      65 km

Laguna                                                         25 km

Serra do Rio do Rastro                              78 km

Porto Alegre                                                321 km

Curitiba                                                        340 km

São Paulo                                                    597 km

Rio de Janeiro                                            851 km

Buenos Aires                                              1.119 km

Education that generates quality labor

Tubarão has a large educational network, made up of public and private schools, as well as college and technical education, which provide quality education in several areas such as health, technology, engineering and business.

The science, education and professional qualification development is one of the basis for the city of Tubarão. The city cares about its citizens and, through education it gives opportunities and prospects for a better future.

Therefore, Tubarão, known as “The Blue City”, has a full education network, including public and private schools, from kindergartens, elementary, middle and high schools to great Colleges and vocational education institutions.

In the city, MEC (Ministry of Education) pointed out a total of 9 educational units offering professional technician courses and more than 20 long-distance learning and campus-based College institutions.

Talking about College education, UNISUL is a model for the State of Santa Catarina. Displaying the maximum evaluation concept according to MEC (grade 5), it serves more than 20,000 undergraduate students in all areas of knowledge, approximately 3,000 graduate students and 300 students in master's and doctoral programs degree.

In long-distance learning, UnisulVirtual, created in 2005, offers courses throughout the country in its 77 campus-based centers in the Brazilian territory.

Tubarão SENAC College operates in the 18 cities of the AMUREL region (Association of the Municipalities in the Region of Laguna city) offering courses divided into different areas, such as: environment and health; management and business; tourism, information and communication; infrastructure; cultural production and design.

In addition, the institution offers free community courses by the Senac Free Program (PSG - Programa Senac de Gratuidade). It is also worth to highlight the Young Apprentice Program (Programa Jovem Aprendiz), which serves about 300 students a year and works in the development of students from 14 to 24 years old, nominated by the commercial businesses.

South Coast Region SESI - SENAI serves the cities of AMUREL from its headquarters in Tubarão, Capivari de Baixo and Braço do Norte. Regarding Education, it is offered initial and continuing courses, industrial learning, high school, youth and adult education, technical courses, higher education and postgraduate education, as well as corporate and counter-shift education. The course offered are in the areas of Information Technology (IT), Automotive Mechanics, Occupational Safety, Buildings, Industrial Automation, Electrical Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Management, among others. More than 3,000 enrollments are carried out annually, by which approximately 1,500 in the city of Tubarão.

IFSC Tubarão currently has more than 800 students and offers courses in campus-based and distance education (EAD). As for the training levels, it offers initial and continuing training (qualification courses), technical, higher and postgraduate courses. Among the technical courses offered are the Systems Development Technician, the Administration Technician, the Electrotechnical Technician and the Logistics Technician. The higher education course offers the Higher Technology Course in Systems Analysis and Development, which received concept 5, maximum grade, in the performance evaluation of the Ministry of Education (MEC). The postgraduate course offers specializations in Public Management for Vocational and Technological Education, School Management, Educational Technologies and Vocational and Technological Professional Teaching Education.

All these index data show that the citizen of Tubarão has at its disposal a wide range of options for his/her training and specialization. Thus, Tubarão develops and maintain talented people in the region, contributing to the development of companies based in the city through quality labor.

The Blue City (Tubarão), stands out for being a reference in Health in the state of Santa Catarina. The city possesses a full health network in both, public and private sectors. Two hospitals in which are both recognized by their high-quality standards, being one of them a public hospital and the largest in number of beds in the State. The city can also count on a third important Day Hospital structure, with more than 30 medical specialties, and a large public structure with Family Health Care, Basic Health Units, Oral Health Teams, among other specialties. All this infrastructure is turned into results, as an example, the city holds one of the lowest child mortality rates in the country.

The “Nossa Senhora da Conceição” Hospital, according to the Ministry of Health, is considered a standard in quality and efficiency in the 24 hours Emergency Service, Neonatal and Pediatric ICU, Full Service Diagnostic Center and High Complexity Unit for Cardiovascular and Neurological Surgical Services, in addition to being the largest hospital in Santa Catarina in number of beds.

In the private sector, The Socimed Hospital is highlighted as a high-quality standard Hospital and distinguished hotel services. There are several specialty centers, state-of-the-art surgical centers and a modern ICD.

The medical complex Provida, is a structure of offices in 30 medical areas, being a model in emergency care, check-ups, surgery room, extension services, as well as a full and modern diagnostic center that together with a network of doctor offices and private clinics, reaffirm the city’s calling as a regional health center.

Regarding the public health service offered by the city, the population can count on 32 teams from the family health strategy, 29 basic health units, 27 oral health teams, 4 family health support centers, 2 psychosocial care centers, specialized health care center, epidemiological center, central fill pharmacy, health surveillance, physiotherapy nucleus, municipal polyclinic and SAMU (EMS).

Due to its privileged location, between the mountains and the sea, Tubarão attracts people from all over the country. The city is just 30 km away from Jaguaruna Regional Airport, 54 km away from Imbituba Port and there is also a highway road, BR101, that runs through the city, facilitating the transportation of cargo, access for tourists, businesspeople, workers and students from all over the region. Its logistics capacity favors the import and export of products and raw materials by Rail, Road, Sea and Air, turning Tubarão into a real logistics hub.

Railroad: Tubarão is prepared to comply with new cargo options, whether import or export process, with a connection to the Port of Imbituba, on a 164 km railway network that crosses the city and passes by 13 other cities (Imbituba, Laguna, Pescaria Brava, Capivari de Baixo, Sangão, Jaguaruna, Içara, Criciúma, Siderópolis, Morro da Fumaça, Cocal do Sul, Urussanga and Forquilhinha). Favoring development and logistics, in addition, the city has access to the TIS - Terminal Modal Sul (South Intermodal Terminal) strategically positioned on the largest ceramic pole in Brazil, by the Tereza Cristina SA (FTC) Railway, which has an expansion project to Rio Grande do Sul.

Maritime: Near to Imbituba Multi-Purpose Port, all types of cargo exported from the city of Tubarão can be directed to this important port that connects to other regions of Brazil and other countries of the Americas, Asia and Europe.

With one of the best navigable conditions in the country, the port of Imbituba is connected to the city by the road BR-101, and rail by trains operated by Tereza Cristina S.A railway (FTC).

Air: Just 30 km away from the city of Tubarão, we have Humberto Ghizzo Bortoluzzi Airport, also known as South Regional Airport, located in the city of Jaguaruna, connecting the region to Brazil's two main airport hubs: Congonhas (SP) and Campinas (SP).

These characteristics contribute a lot to the development of Tubarão, the second most populous city in southern Santa Catarina. A promising city that is becoming a business hub, powered up by a great logistics infrastructure for companies willing to develop their operations in the region.

 

Main distances:

Florianópolis                                               138 km

Aeroporto Regional Sul (Jaguaruna)      30 km

Porto de Imbituba                                      54 km

Criciúma                                                      65 km

Laguna                                                         25 km

Serra do Rio do Rastro                              78 km

Porto Alegre                                                321 km

Curitiba                                                        340 km

São Paulo                                                    597 km

Rio de Janeiro                                            851 km

Buenos Aires                                              1.119 km