A SHARED COMMITMENT TO
EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

Team Take The Wind 2019

A SHARED COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

Founded in January 2008 by Teresa Pinto and Pedro Pinto, Take the Wind (TTW) is a leading company in technology for clinical education, with clients worldwide including major scientific societies, hospitals, medical schools, nursing schools and Continued Medical Education providers as well as top-10 pharma companies in more than 35 countries.

Our mission is to empower healthcare professionals and students towards reducing the impact of clinical errors, every day and everywhere.

With a hugely talented team and with thanks to those who guided and supported us at the beginning of our journey, we have consistently combined science, design and technology to deliver cutting-edge solutions and continuously create value for our clients and business partners.

Body Interact is a clinical system adopted around the world to train learners in decision-making and critical thinking, with lifelike virtual patients, in hundreds of clinical scenarios. Body Interact enables both medical professionals and students to accelerate learning, develop clinical skills and achieve excellence in their performance.

Our vision is to be the most reliable, engaging and widely-adopted clinical education system in the world.

MEET OUR TEAM

Pedro PintoPedro Pinto

Pedro Pinto

CEO & Co-Founder

As our maestro, Pedro is responsible for keeping everybody happy. “Love the problem and not the solution” is one of his secrets to success. Listen to the market, to the people, discover their concrete needs and make sure the product makes sense.

Teresa PintoTeresa Pinto

Teresa Pinto

COO & Co-Founder

Teresa is responsible for establishing the balance between the internal focus of the team and the external desires and needs of the clients. After eleven years in the business, she believes the secret is to spread the confident spirit among the team.

Silvério MendesSilvério Mendes

Silvério Sousa Mendes

Chief Business Officer

Silvério’s greatest challenge is to raise awareness on the importance of patient safety and reducing medical errors. Just like in an orchestra, he considers that it is important to respect the moments of silence and harmony between the different suits.

Marisa CamposMarisa Campos

Marisa Campos

Admin./Financial Manager

Coffee in the morning and tea at night is what gives Marisa the energy to withstand the demands of perfectionism. With a daily routine that is never the same, she is responsible for both internal and external financial and administrative issues.

Anabela MarquesAnabela Marques

Anabela Casaleiro

Scientific Content Developer

Team work and excellence are Anabela driver at work. She believes that the scientific team daily challenge is the research needed to impact the worldwide healthcare community. Due to her persistence, she never quits until the day’s objectives are achieved.

Bruno JuliãoBruno Julião

Bruno Julião

Quality Assurance Engineer

Trail running is what allows Bruno to see places that he would otherwise never contemplate. For him, running on a mountain is a good metaphor for the ups and downs of professional life. Patience is his superpower and team his most respected value.

Daniela AbreuDaniela Abreu

Daniela Abreu

Instructional Designer

Inseparable, Daniela and her tea share the same desk all day long. Patience and being a good listener are two of her superpowers; however, if she could choose a new one, she would choose to fly. Professionally, Daniela’s most respected value is teamwork.

Diogo MartinsDiogo Martins

Diogo Martins

Quality Assurance Engineer

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly”. That is the greatest lesson Diogo takes from chess. He chooses the owl as his totem. Symbol of vision and knowledge, as the owl, he enjoys hiking and go out to get some fresh air.

Duarte TeixeiraDuarte Teixeira

Duarte Teixeira

Unity Software Developer

Duarte is from Madeira and like the Portuguese navigators, when he is starting a new challenge, he is afraid of failing but as success appears his confidence rises. The car is the object he chooses to describe his work as it helps us move forward.

Gonçalo CoelhoGonçalo Coelho

Gonçalo Coelho

Quality Assurance Engineer

Gonçalo was keenly interested in karate: attracted by the spirit of sacrifice and the capacity and perseverance of working alone. Nevertheless, Involvement is for him the most esteemed value, after all the team would all be fighting for the same goal.

José NunesJosé Nunes

José Nunes

Unity Software Developer

José lived near the mountains and that helped him enjoy the balance between indoor and outdoor activities. Inspired by Carlos Paredes, the greatest master of Portuguese guitarists, José started playing guitar and developed his communication skills.

Lara Franco

Lara Franco

Scientific Content Developer

“Love what we do is the essence for connecting with colleagues”. For Lara, exchanging knowledge and ideas are the main ingredients of her work. Due to her interest in different cultures, she would choose an Asian country as her next destination.

Liliana JesusLiliana Jesus

Liliana Jesus

Customer Happiness

Sewing is Liliana’s daily therapy to stimulate creativity and turn off technological dependence. She is the bridge between our worldwide community. Thanks to her positive energy and good humor the time zone differences are an overcome obstacle.

Luís LourençoLuís Lourenço

Luís Lourenço

Software Developer

Always available to help, teamwork is Luis’s driver. He always takes 20 minutes from his lunch hour to play electric guitar. However, after leaving all technology at work, he prefers to play football as a strategy to keep equilibrium and motivation.

Márcio GlóriaMárcio Glória

Márcio Glória

Senior Graphic Designer

Márcio’s interest in drawing and painting led him to Design. When facing a creative challenge, he works like a Rubik’s Cube solver, focusing on one of the faces of his work at a time. Together with his family he likes to fish and pick up wild mushrooms.

Miguel CorreiaMiguel Correia

Miguel Correia

Global Business Development Manager

Rebuilding his motorcycle as a scrambler has been Miguel’s latest hobby and most recent personal achievement. Originally from the Computer Engineering field, the best part of his day is when a customer gives him some excellent feedback.

Miguel FurtadoMiguel Furtado

Miguel Furtado

Senior Multimedia Designer

From the broadest of perspectives down to the tiny atom of a construction; that is how Miguel sees Design. Influenced by the philosophical component of his studies, our designer teammate believes that passion is the fuel required to achieve success.

Nuno PratasNuno Pratas

Nuno Pratas

Quality Assurance Engineer (Manager)

Nuno used to be a handball goalkeeper and this helped him develop the ability to pay attention to details. For him, teamwork is very important because team members get stronger, achieve better results and establish a more solid relationship.

Paulo SantosPaulo Santos

Paulo Sérgio Santos

Scientific Content Developer

“Problems arise, problems are solved” is Paulo’s motto. Due to the juggling of his work between the different medical specialties, together with the scientific team, he believes that it is the challenges of teamwork that enable him to improve his skills.

Pedro BastosPedro Bastos

Pedro Bastos

Technical Artist (3D)

Pedro is the bridge between TTW’s artistic and technical work. As a metaphor, he chooses to combine the paintbrush with the wrench to emphasise the complexity and precision required to create our international team of volunteers, our Virtual Patients.

Pedro DiasPedro Dias

Pedro Dias

Senior Software Developer (Manager)

Pedro dedication to exploring technologies and games is what empowers him to present solutions. The search for different, better and more interesting ways to solve problems are what allows him to assure the product’s progress and its functional delivery.

Pedro SilvaPedro Silva

Pedro Silva

Senior Software Developer (Manager)

Pedro chooses trustworthiness and persistence as the most important values for his daily challenges. Just like Wall-E, the Disney movie character, Pedro is responsible for keeping the system organized, a vital condition for everyone to move forward.

Raquel BidarraRaquel Bidarra

Raquel Bidarra

Junior Business Analyst

Passion for work and travel are two of the drivers that motivate Raquel to achieve professional and personal success. Her interest in human behavior helps her appreciate that, no matter how different people are, there are always some points in common.

Raquel MacedoRaquel Macedo

Raquel Macedo

Senior Software Developer (Manager)

Raquel would love to interview Fernando Pessoa, one of the greatest Portuguese poets. With the superpower of replying to the different tasks inside and outside work, the peace transmitted by nature is what gives her forces to face the daily challenges.

Ricardo SecoRicardo Seco

Ricardo Seco

Software Developer

Born in South Africa, Ricardo’s native language is English and would love to bring to Portugal the South African joy of living. Rugby, a rough game played by gentlemen was the sport that taught him how integrity and trustworthiness are the two most important values.

Rita FloresRita Flores

Rita Flores

Digital Marketing Assistant

Dream and write are Rita’s favorite hobbies. Meet different people and their cultural backgrounds, helps her complete her mission of storytelling. After all, she believes that everyone has one, they just need to have the right person listening to them.

Rita SantosRita Santos

Rita Santos

Quality Assurance Engineer (Manager)

Memory is Rita’s astonishing superpower. She thought about being a singer, but her interest on finding solutions led her to Biomedical Engineering. As an ex-gymnast, she brought from sports the importance of knowledge exchange and leaders respect.

Rogério MarquesRogério Marques

Rogério Marques

Scientific Content Developer (Manager)

Taking one-hour walk to work and completely cutting out meat and fish from his diet are two examples Rogério gives due to his environmental concerns. From pathology and physiology to pharmacology, he identifies this diversity as his daily challenge.

Tiago RochaTiago Rocha

Tiago Rocha

Software Engineer

Tiago believes that knowledge is his superpower and passion what drives him. Software architecture is the concept he likes to share with the team. In other word, work on a common agreement in order to keep the work progress focused on a common goal.

WE HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH A WIDE RANGE OF COMPLEX, LARGE-SCALE SOLUTION DEPLOYMENTS AND OUR CUSTOMER-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT ENSURES EFFICIENT
SOLUTIONS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR USERS’ DAILY WORK.

ACCREDITATION AND AWARDS

BEST PRODUCT IN SHOWAWARD

BEST PRODUCT IN SHOW AWARD

Best Product in Show Award, IMSH 2016 (International Society of Medical Simulation), San Diego

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BORN FROM KNOWLEDGE AWARD 2018

BORN FROM KNOWLEDGE AWARD 2018

Recognition of scientific excellence allied to social and economic impact given by the National Agency of Innovation of Portugal
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WORLD SUMMIT AWARD 2018

WORLD SUMMIT AWARD 2018

United Nations based Global Award initiative selecting and promoting outstanding digital innovations with a positive impact on society
EUROPEAN UNION SEAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EUROPEAN UNION SEAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

Certificate delivered by the European Commission for project proposal 822876 / Body Interact / SME Instrument (2018-2020)

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MEMBER OF THE CORPORATE ROUND TABLE OF SSH

MEMBER OF THE CORPORATE ROUND TABLE OF SSH

Society for Simulation in Healthcare seeks to improve performance and reduce errors in patient care through the use of simulation.

EUROPEAN SEAL OF e-EXCELLENCE AWARD

EUROPEAN SEAL OF e-EXCELLENCE AWARD

EMF 2012 Award “Seal of European e-Excellence in Digital Media” (first prize)

SME Excellency Award 2016
SME EXCELLENCY AWARD 2016

SME EXCELLENCY AWARD 2016

SME Excellency Award 2017
SME EXCELLENCY AWARD 2017

SME EXCELLENCY AWARD 2017

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SME EXCELLENCY AWARD 2018

SME EXCELLENCY AWARD 2018

DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY FAST 500™ 2017 AWARD

DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY FAST 500™ 2017 AWARD

DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY FAST 500™ 2019 AWARD

DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY FAST 500™ 2019 AWARD

GAZELLE COMPANY 2017
GAZELLE COMPANY 2017

GAZELLE COMPANY 2017

REFERENCE SCIENTIFIC PARTNERS

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Projetos Co-Financiados pela UE
Projeto n.º: 22370
Designação: Body Interact em ambiente pré-hospitalar
Objetivo Principal: Reforçar a investigação, o desenvolvimento tecnológico e a inovação