As part of the telecommunications education, the YTU team visited the innovative Nokia R&D site and factory in Oulu to discover latest technological developments. Having innovation and production in the same location enables extremely fast feedback, which results in an enormous development speed and volume, the team observed. The visitors were astonished about the capabilities of the green, sustainable and highly intelligent factory of the future, also called “conscious factory”. One of the hosts, Mikko Nissi, who is the Head of Production Capability in Oulu Factory said: “Nokia Oulu site is a world-class radio technology research, design and manufacturing center. We are also a benchmark location for Nokia Conscious Factory, the Nokia’s vision for the factory of the future.” Also the multidisciplinary approach to innovation as well as hands-on training system supported by virtual reality (VR) were introduced during the inspiring visit. Many thanks to the Nokia experts for highly valuable insights and informative discussions on IoT and 5G!