About us

A fascinating story

We’re on a mission!

MY01 Inc. is on a mission to empower healthcare professionals with the ability to pre-empt severe medical conditions thereby improving patient outcomes.

We believe that adding actionable quantitative data at the bedside during these interactions is the best way to make a meaningful impact to the patient while improving the experience of providing care. MY01 Inc. focuses on delivering actionable data at the bedside to augment clinical assessments. Qualitative People to People Assessments are at the core of personalized healthcare.

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Physician-Patient engagement is key to effective healthcare.

Healthcare is human.

Our founders

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Edward Harvey, MDCM

Chief Medical Officer

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Charles Allan, M.Eng

Chief Executive Officer

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George Xereas, PhD

Chief Technology Officer





Dr. Edward J. Harvey has a rich history of collaboration with basic, clinical and engineering scientists. He is a tenured Professor of Surgery at McGill University.  He is the trauma research program leader at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) with over 60 investigators in his group. He is, or has been, editor-in-chief of the Canadian Journal of Surgery; editorial board member of the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma and OTA International; chairman of the Research Committee and the Annual meeting program chair for the Orthopedic Trauma Association; chair of the Trauma Section at the Orthopaedic Research Society; and president of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association amongst other national and international positions.





Charles is passionate about using really small things to solve big problems. Being surrounded by many successful and supportive entrepreneurs, he quickly gained an ability to create teams and transform problems into solutions.

An example of his passion at work can be found during his undergraduate years at Queens University, where he helped build a microfluidic pump for an implantable therapeutic for glaucoma. This project helped ignite his entrepreneurial spirit, and, while pursuing his Masters in Bioelectrical Engineering at McGill University, he formed a team that combined engineering and technology to develop microsolutions. Some of those initial microsystems are the foundational components used by the three companies that Charles founded: MY01, Inc., Stathera, Inc., and  NXTSENS Microsystems, Inc. These companies each have won several awards and been selected for important growth accelerators. They have grown to over 70 employees, and combined to raise over $50M in funding.





George  Xereas is the Chief Technology Officer at MY01 Inc. In this role, he leads the company’s technology and product development. Prior to MY01 Inc., he served as the Chief Technology Officer for NXTSENS Microsystems Inc., a fabless MEMS based sensor company he co-founded. George obtained his PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from McGill University in 2017, which was supported by the Les Vadasz Doctoral Fellowship in Engineering – Intel.  George is an author in 19 high impact publications in MEMS sensors, and is an inventor in 14 utility patents.



Our Start

We started as a Master’s project at McGill University. Founders, Dr. Ed Harvey, Charles Allan and George Xereas, worked on developing a MEMS-based pressure sensor that acts as a reliable ACS diagnostic tool. As we continued development we realized that we could apply our knowledge to broader applications, tackling other healthcare challenges.

March, 2015

Company Incorporation

What started off as a Master’s project at McGill University becomes an official startup as our founders: Charles, Ed and George, officially register the project as a corporate entity.

Spring & Summer, 2016

Nxtsens Takes the Cup: Dobson Cup & X-1

Nxtsens, our parent company, was awarded second place in the health science track at the McGill flagship startup competition, the McGill Dobson Cup. We followed this achievement with our participation in the X-1 program, a Montreal-based accelerator, during the summer of 2016.

May, 2017

MY01 Cracks the Top 50 at MedTech

We are selected out of 600 applicants to pitch at the MedTech Innovator Showcase, a medical technology industry’s global showcase and accelerator. Our participation leads us to rank amongst the Top 50 in the showcase.

April, 2018

Moving Day: MY01 moves to 85 Rue St. Paul West

As the company continues to rapidly expand, we outgrown our previous co-working space. Our team moves into an exciting, new, dedicated office space in the old port of Montreal.

June, 2018

MY01 in the Top 20 of the MedTech Innovator Accelerator

We are selected as a part of the top 20 amongst 700 applicants worldwide of the MedTech Innovator, a global competition and accelerator for medical devices, digital health and diagnostic companies.

September, 2018

MY01 Wins at the Medtech Conference in Philadelphia

Simon and Charles travel to Philadelphia to introduce MY01 to potential partner companies and investors at the Medtech Conference in Philadelphia where we win an award for “Best Video”.

June, 2019

We were awarded a prize for exemplary integration of its immigrant workforce

At MY01, we are extremely proud of our diversity, most of our employees are first generation immigrants. With many expressing interest in joining the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec, we started offering French in the office with French proficiency being a requirement to join the OIQ. We were recognized as an exemplary employer for integration of its immigrant workforce by the Office Québecois de la Langue Française.

January, 2020

MY01 passes ISO 13485 :2016 Audit

MY01’s Quality Management System (QMS) has been deemed compliant with the International Standard ISO 13485 “Medical devices — Quality Management Systems”

January, 2020

MY01 Receives CE Mark

MY01 has received positive notice from the European Commission for our MY01 Compartmental Pressure Monitor Device. We can now begin selling our device across the European Union.

January, 2020

MY01 receives MDSAP

MY01 has received its Medical Device Single Audit Program Certificate. The document certifies the compliance of our Quality Management System and allows us to apply for regulatory approvals in the US and in Canada.

February, 2020

MY01 Receives Health Canada Medical Device Licence

MY01 has received positive notice from Health Canada for our MY01 Compartmental Pressure Monitor Device. We can now begin selling our device across Canada.

July, 2020

MY01 receives 510k Clearance

MY01 has received its 510k clearance from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its MY01 Compartmental Pressure Monitor.

September, 2020

MY01 moves into its new office

As the company has been growing at an impressive rate we had outgrown our old offices and had to size up with brand new offices in the heart of downtown Montreal at 400 Boul de Maisonneuve West, Suite 700.

January, 2021

MY01 launches its online learning center

MY01 Inc. has launched its online learning platform focused on keeping various stakeholders up to speed on current literature related to compartment syndrome, our most recent peer reviewed publications, and documentation related to our value proposition. Click here to visit 

April, 2021

The MY01 Mobile Application receives FDA 510k clearance

MY01 has received a 510k clearance for the companion MY01 Mobile Application.

October, 2021

MY01 granted Breakthrough Device Designation

MY01 Inc. has received its first-ever “Breakthrough Device” designation by the FDA in October, joining a select list of Orthopaedic companies to receive this designation since the program began in 2016.

We’re looking forward to all the exciting things to come!