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Connecting students, companies and universities
to solve the challenges of tomorrow

Connecting students, companies and universities to solve the challenges of tomorrow

TIE Connect - bridging the gap between studies and work

Our ambition is to be a leading global platform connecting students, companies and universiities
– for an innovative societal impact!
Our ambition is to be a leading global platform connecting students,
companies and universities – for an innovative societal impact!

We are now building the platform and welcoming our first users.
Maybe it's you?

We are now building the platform and
welcoming our first users. Maybe it's you?

What we offer - unique value

Companies
Universities
Students/
Graduates
Students/Graduates
Bullet proof validation of
the right student talent
for the right task
Bullet proof validation of the right student for the right task
Access to fresh expertise
and new perspectives
Access to fresh expertise and new perspectives
Test and shape young talents to build the solutions of tomorrow
Test and shape young
talents to build the solutions of tomorrow
Build your own candidate pool with the skills you need
Build your own
candidate pool
with the skills you need
Access to validated
companies and practice for
your students
Access to validated companies and practice for your students
Build a library of real work cases to include in your courses
Build a library of real work cases to include in your courses
Time and cost saving
administration for career centres and practice offices
Time and cost saving administration for career centres and practice offices
Network with businesses and ensure your students
a relevant education
Network with businesses and ensure your students an relevant education
Find exciting work and
cases that suit you and
your skills
Find exciting work and cases that suit you and your skills
From credit-bearing,
unpaid tasks and practice,
to paid work
From credit-bearing, unpaid tasks and practice, to paid work
Match with companies in a wide range of industries
Match with companies in a wide range of industries
Build relevant experience, network and unleash
your potential
Build relevant experience,
network and unleash your potential

Get tasks solved by tapping into
the young mindset

Ensure your students access to
relevant practice and work experience

Build your CV while studying and earn
an income from relevant work

What makes TIE Connect unique?

Bullet proof profile connections to students and graduates
Validated matchmaking based
on TIE's 8-year experience
Expertise in finding the right
talent/team for the right task
Instant profile connections
with smart technology
A Tinder for studies and
work – find your match now

Our edge – 8 years of experience + smart tech

The Innovation Effect (TIE) has facilitated 150+ successful innovation projects, courses and programs.

500+

Students

30+

Universities

65+

Businesses

Previous partners

and 65+ other company partners of The Innovation Effect
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Annette Fosaas  |  Founder & CEO

Annette is the driving force behind TIE's success, leading numerous projects and courses. She holds a degree in economics, has further education in innovation, and is a certified innovation coach. Annette is passionate about facilitating co-creation between young talented minds and innovative businesses.

Vilde Bolstad |  Partner & CPO

Vilde brings 10 years of experience, including work at the Norwegian Parliament, to her role at TIE. With a law degree and additional education in organizational management and innovation, Vilde is passionate about student development and delivering exceptional service to TIE's partners.

Ivar Simonsen |  Tech & Design

Ivar has been TIE's tech & design resource for 6 years, working part time from Berlin and now Copenhagen. As a digital product designer, Ivar has broad experience within UI/UX and app development projects, among others for the language-learning app Babbel and the matchmaking app Unlikeany.

Join us when we launch!

Companies
Universities
Students/
Graduates
Students/Graduates
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