Inventors Dr. Prokopios Magiatis and Dr. Eleni Melliou win for invention “Lab in a vial” for testing health protective phenolic compounds in olive oil. 

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Marilyn Harding of Artemis Alliance Inc which funded the development of the Aristoleo™ Test Kit congratulates Dr. Prokopios Magiatis and Dr. Eleni Melliou.

Aristoleo™ Test Kit wins 1st Prize for Innovation of the year! Dr. Magiatis and Dr. Melliou spoke up against corruption and academic bullying to the enthusisastic response from most of the scientists present. Change is only possible when more scientists gain the courage to speak up instead of bowing under. “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men and women do nothing”

The Aristoleo™ Test Kit measures the healthfulness of extra virgin olive oil by analyzing  the levels of oleocanthal and oleacein using a colorimetric method. It is a prime example of Artemis Alliance Inc.  a Canadian company committed to strategic investing and marketing of Hellenic innovations to the world. Aristoleo™ was recently named one of the top ten finalists for the Eurobank award. the announcement of the final winner was scheduled for July 9 2015 but has been postponed due to the banking crisis in Greece. A new date will be announced shortly. Dr. Magiatis and his team at the Kapodistrian University of Athens continue to invent new ways to confirm the high quality and uniqueness of Hellenic olive oil and promote the health benefits of this vital Hellenic cultural inheritance; the olive tree. LINK to Aristoleo is one of the top ten innovations on Kainotomeis.gr annual award sponsored by Eurobank.

LINK to University of Athens press release.

Melliou - Magiatis and team in the 10 finalists for Eurobank innovation award.

Melliou – Magiatis and team in the 10 finalists for Eurobank innovation award.

Image from Kathimerini Sunday May 24 magazine page 44

See all the finalists here: Kainotomeis

Aristoleo® Test Kit is based on a new invention for measuring the amount of oleocanthal and oleacein in olive oil fast and inexpensively. As reported in bestoliveoil.ca