Finland: a country of re-invention

Like many young people, I grew up with a piece of Finland in my pocket in the form of a Nokia mobile phone. So what happened after other companies like Apple and Google surged ahead?

We had the opportunity to hear from Lauri Oksanen, vice-president of research & technology at Nokia about where the company is now in its new phase of re-invention after it sold its business to Microsoft. Nokia is ...  (continue reading)

Old but pretty funky

No time can go to waste during our three-week programme, so it was no surprise that on the way to Turku we were given a presentation by representatives of VR, Finland’s major railway company. Sitting in the “extra concept” – an equivalent of first class – it was ...  (continue reading)