Welcome to CardioRenal

We want to improve chronic kidney disease care

CardioRenal is a company that develops and markets digital therapeutics solutions for chronic kidney disease (CKD) management.

Digital therapeutics for chronic kidney disease

CardioRenal uses the most advanced technologies to develop digital therapeutic solutions allowing chronic kidney patient at home to benefit from a personalized medicine

Our shared vision is that now is the time to help chronic kidney patients to have a better healthcare delivery at home.

“ Long term patient engagement in their disease management is within our reach ”

Maurice Berenger,

Co-founder, CEO of CardioRenal

Chronic kidney disease

Cardiorenal’ s mission is to improve CKD care with our unique digital therapeutic solutions relying on blood biomarkers monitored at home

Around 700 million

People with CKD in the world1with likely many more still undiagnosed


2- 3% of annual heathcare budget spent in end stage renal disease treatment2


Up to 40-50% with CKD may be affected by hyperkalemia and have under-dosed life saving drugs treatment3,4


Associated events account four up to 30% of death in patients with CKD5

  1. Bikbov B et al. Global, regional, and national burden of chronic kidney disease, 1990–2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet 2020; 395(10225):709–33
  2. Bello AK et al. Global Kidney Health Atlas: A report by the International Society of Nephrology on the current state of organization and structures for kidney care across the globe. Brussels, Belgium: International Society of Nephrology; 2017. Available from: URL: www.theisn.org/global-atlas.
  3. National Kidney Foundation. Facts About High Potassium in Patients with Kidney Disease [cited 16 Oct 2020]. Available from: URL: https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/hyperkalemia/facts.
  4. Pecoits-Filho R et al. Prescription of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors (RAASi) and its determinants in patients with advanced CKD under nephrologist care. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2019;21(7):991-1001.
  5. Thompson S et al. Cause of Death in Patients with Reduced Kidney Function. J Am Soc Nephrol 2015; 26(10):2504–11.
Product under development not approved for sales


An integrated digital therapeutic solution based on blood potassium monitoring at home.

Our team

A team of high-level scientists passionate about helping to improve the health of a large number of chronic patients around the world.

Maurice Berenger

Chief Executive Officer

Normalien, MBA INSEAD

Maurice is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in medical devices.  During the last 20 years he has been the CEO of several start-ups of which few were successfully exited. He is the co-author of 5 patent applications.

Dr. Guilhem Henrion

Chief Technical Officer

PhD, Polytechnique graduate

Guilhem is a highly versatile and creative scientific leader. He has developed CardioRenal team of Biosensors R&D. Under his tenure CardioRenal developed TENOR while generating strong intellectual property.

Dr. Julie Papillon

Clinical and operation directors

PhD, Biotech Engineer

Julie leads the clinical activities and oversees the daily operation of CardioRenal. She has developed a perfect understanding of the regulatory and reimbursement environment of CardioRenal.

Dr. David Lefebvre

Industrialization Manager

PhD, Polytechnique graduate

David has over 10 years of experience in the design and industrialization of microfluidic and biosensor systems. He leads the transition from pre-industrialization to larger-scale production at Cardiorenal.

Dr. Fengjuan WANG

Innovation Manager


Fengjuan manages Chinese market access for Cardiorenal as well as market intelligence and grant applications.


Dr. Gabriel Lemercier

R&D projet leader


Gabriel benefits from a strong experience in the design of microfluidic and biosensor systems.



Board of directors

Maurice Berenger


Prof. Faiez Zannad

Founder, MD, PhD

Faiez is former Professor of Therapeutics-Cardiology at the University of Lorraine, France. 

Faiez is the author of major advances in the field of mineralocorticoids, leading to changes in treatment practices (1A Recommendations) to prolong survival in heart failure. He holds several patents in the field of biomarkers.

Faiez is the founder of the CVCT forum (www.globalcvctforum.com) in Washington DC.

Didier Miraton

Independent Member

Didier holds a civil engineering degree from the École Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées.

Didier is the former CEO of “ Laboratoires Pierre Fabre”, a leading French pharmaceutical company. He also served as a managing partner of MICHELIN from 2007 to 2011.

Didier brings to the Board a strong experience in the field of Industry, Lean Manufacturing and Innovation.

Our Partners


Plan de Relance – Résilience

French IoT Start-up Communauté

EIT Health Ulabs

Concours d’innovation – i-Nov

Seal of Excellence

Be Est Projet à venir


29 Rue des grandes arcades, 67000 Strasbourg, FRANCE