The Innovation Effect connect the best companies and students through our innovation programs. In collaboration with over 360 students, we have completed over 80 projects, with 57 companies from over ten universities and colleges in Norway.

The Founder and Managing Director has extensive experience from brand building and communication in national and international companies. Annette is also a certified innovation coach. The TIE team represent a broad variation of areas of expertise.

Our vision is to renew and improve existing products, services and processes for companies. We work to create an inclusive, trustworthy and open environment in all our projects. Together we create an innovation effect.

Annette Fosaas

Annette Fosaas

Owner and Managing Director

”My vision as an entrepreneur is to create an innovation effect. It’s exciting and rewarding to work with the most engaged students and innovative companies on a daily basis.”

Tel: +47 415 26 964
Skype: annette.fosaas

Nicolai Kjærnes

Nicolai Kjærnes

Business Development and Sales Manager

“In my work, I have a unique opportunity to see how young wise people, through structured methodology from us, can contribute to wonderful innovative solutions for the largest and most up-to-date companies in Norway.”

Tel: +47 969 47 995

Siv S. Brødsjømoen

Siv S. Brødsjømoen


“Quick and Excellent recruitment is my number one priority!”

Tel: +47 957 05 969
Skype: The Innovation Effect

Vilde Urdal Bolstad

Vilde Urdal Bolstad

Office and project assistant

“I work with marketing and content production, and assist with events, project management and recruitment. In collaboration with creative colleagues, students and companies, I get to challenge and evolve my own competence every day at work!”

Tel: +47 906 99 785

Ivar Østby Simonsen

Ivar Østby Simonsen

Graphic design, photo and video

“My focus is to capture the special moments and communicate them in new and funky ways!”

Tel: +47 917 26 835


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