“People are careless when it comes to sun protection”, Larisa Kryuchkova, founder of Uvisio, knows what she is talking about, she once was careless too. But then she got skin cancer and went through all sorts of operations and procedures. “I want to create a device which helps you stay in the sun safely. Something you can put on in the morning and forget about all day, a bit like brushing your teeth.” She and her team, Uvisio, are participating in this edition of the HighTech XL program.

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Author profile picture Corine Spaans is a writer. She is particularly interested in the stories of the people behind the innovations and has a passion for sport (innovation).