Waterloo student entrepreneur develops biochip designed to monitor surgery patients

A University of Waterloo student working on an implantable biochip to detect complications after surgery will compete against other young Canadian entrepreneurs for a chance at $10,000.

“This would allow the patient to be monitored from the comfort of their own home,” said Amr Abdelgawad of the device.

He’s a finalist for the Enactus Canada Student Entrepreneur National Competition, and will be flown out to Vancouver with 11 other students to pitch his business, NERv Technology Inc., at the competition in May.

The implantable biochip he’s developing with another UW student uses embedded biosensors to identify…

Read the full article by Johanna Weidner in the Waterloo Record here. 

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