In the seventh week’s Deep Dive, hiq-nano shared their Italian cuisine and told us more about their startup, which has developed a home kit that measures the level of antioxidants in the body.
By Mauro Moglianetti, CEO
hiq-nano is a start-up company from the Italian Institute of Technology – IIT, born with the goal to develop innovative ideas and out-of-the-box approaches in the field of point-of-care diagnostics, home testing, and colorimetric assays. Following an extensive R&D process, the company is launching a new test kit for a healthy lifestyle, iBlue.
As the company is focused on healthy living, longevity and life-style, our lunch was focused on the ingredients, food and molecules that can guarantee healthy living and longevity. As Italian food has been linked to the longevity of Italian people (second in the world after the Japan), pizza was provided. Pizza uses tomatoes and olive oil, two ingredients full of antioxidants an linked to the longevity of Italian people..
Background: To promote cultural awareness and bonding, every week, we asked one of the startups to deep dive into their culture by organizing a traditional lunch and to tell us more about their startup and journey.