Press Release

NeuroPace, Inc. Selects EtQ Reliance for Medical Device

FARMINGDALE, NY (08-25-08): EtQ is pleased to announce the implementation of its Quality Management System (QMS) at NeuroPace - designers, developers, and manufacturers of implantable devices for the treatment of neurological disorders by responsive brain stimulation.

NeuroPace recognized the need for a QMS that would streamline their processes and increase quality and compliance throughout their organization, and chose EtQ Reliance for Medical Device - an integrated quality and FDA compliance management system that has been pre-configured to specifically address the needs of the Medical Device industry, and exceed GMP and 21 CFR Part 11 software requirements.

"EtQ's unique modular approach with its FDA compliance software will provide NeuroPace with unparalleled flexibility and automation," states Glenn McCarty, Chief Executive Officer of EtQ. "Our modules, such as Complaint Handling and Validation, are tightly integrated in order to deliver a best-in-class FDA Management Software solution to all of our customers."

We at EtQ look forward to meeting all of NeuroPace's medical device needs and are pleased to be able to provide NeuroPace with a flexible FDA compliance management system.

About NeuroPace, Inc.

NeuroPace was founded to design, develop, manufacture, and market implantable devices for the treatment of neurological disorders by responsive brain stimulation. The company's initial focus is the treatment of epilepsy, a debilitating neurological disorder affecting approximately one percent of the population worldwide. Patients are currently being enrolled in a clinical trial of the company's RNS™ System for treating medically refractory epilepsy. Located in Mountain View, California, NeuroPace is a privately-held company with approximately 80 employees.

About EtQ

EtQ is the leading Quality, EHS, Operational Risk and Compliance management software provider for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. At the core of EtQ’s framework is a compliance management platform that enables organizations to implement best-in-class compliance processes configured to meet their existing processes, create new compliance processes and automate and control their compliance ecosystem. EtQ’s product lineup includes Reliance™ for enterprise organizations and Verse Solutions™ for mid-sized businesses. EtQ was founded in 1992 and has main offices located in the U.S. and Europe. To learn more about EtQ and its various product offerings, visit www.etq.com or blog.etq.com.

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