About NERv

NERv was co-founded by two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who were determined to see that no patient loses their life because of an undetected post-operative complication. Our growing team of engineers and surgeons is committed to achieving that goal by developing sensors and predictive models to detect complications at their onset. Post-operative recovery can be a stressful period and we aim to improve outcomes.

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+1 (877) 660-NERv 809 Wellington Street N, Kitchener info@ne-rv.com
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NERv Technology Inc.

NERv aims to create a paradigm shift in post-operative care, utilizing the plethora of data within the body, to help in the detection of post-operative complications at their onset. NERv’s platform sensing technology augments existing wound drains and catheters, providing healthcare providers with a smart monitoring tool that can enhance the delivery of care. NERv’s technology is being built with the goal of decreasing surgeon’s response time to potential complications, making patient recovery easier, and hopefully saving lives.

The Problem

For patients undergoing general surgeries, the worries are not over once a surgery is complete. Complications, such as leaks, bleeding, and infection, can occur during recovery. These complications require a timely response to prevent serious damage or death. In some cases, it can take 2-3 days to detect, which is sometimes too late.

The Solution

We developed a Smart Catheter System that can actively monitor patient status, analyze what’s happening inside the patient, then reliably report the data to the surgeon.

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  • First announced in July, the six-month virtual accelerator program, which is now running, will provide business mentorship to accelerate the growth of the participating companies and facilitates relationships with healthcare organizations to provide feedback and help validate the companies’ solutions. The

  • NERv Technology, a healthtech startup with a sensory platform designed to detect complications following abdominal surgeries, has closed $1 million CAD in pre-seed funding. The funding was led by a number of physician angel investors, an undisclosed hospital, and Sunhope

Our Team

Chief Executive Officer
Youssef Helwa

MASc Electrical Engineering

Chief Operating Officer
Amr Abdelgawad

Master of Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Chief Technology Officer
Abdallah El-Falou

MASc Electrical Engineering

Partners

waterloo
oce
velocity
tmcx
ontario-bio
nserc
mitacs
conrad
burst
biomedical
accelerator
jlabs

Building Safe Surgeries

Sensors monitor fluid extracted from the abdominal cavity and results are reported to the dashboard

Plug & Play

Continuous Analysis

Bedside Integration

Data Driven Analytics and Solid State Sensors

Real-time continuous analysis allows for guided intervention

Upon completion further research/studies, our technology has the potential of being adaptable to other medical fields

Miniaturized to integrate tightly

Scalable fabrication process

Informed Decisions

Active Dashboard

View your patient’s data quickly

Surgical Timeline

Sensor history captured throughout recovery

Investors

NERv aims to create a paradigm shift in post-operative care, creating a more proactive approach to the way post-operative care is being delivered. We are open to working with investors who are excited to be a part of our journey and believe in our mission. If you are interested in learning more, check out our Investor Relations page or contact us via the form below.

Physicians

NERv is partnering with general surgeons and healthcare institutions globally to complete the clinical investigations necessary to bring our first product to market. If you are interested in collaborating with NERv, please contact us via the form below.

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