It’s a question we’ve all been asked perhaps too often when we were younger. ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ It’s also a question many of us find ourselves asking our own kids and other young people now. Astronaut, policeman, doctor, are some of the common ambitions. But, how many kids at the age of six do you hear say they want to be a physicist and work with computers, and then actually grow up to do just that? Philips Research Fellow, Roland Proksa, knew exactly what he wanted to do the moment he stepped into a university hospital as a young child. “I remember precisely how the rooms looked and was immediately fascinated when I saw a giant computer spread across the many rooms,” he recounts. And that’s where the magic began.