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Call for entries announced for India Research Grant Award 2024

Garmin Health award supports wearable-centric research, clinical studies and innovative advancements in remote patient monitoring

2023 Garmin Health Awards finalists


February 26, 2024—Garmin today announced the start of the 2024 Garmin Health India Research Grant, a collaboration with Fitrockr Health Solutions and the Government of Telangana in cooperation with the World Economic Forum-C4IR Telangana.

Garmin Health is a leading provider of digital health solutions that leverage the data and insights of the Garmin product ecosystem and is proud to support innovative research through grant programs that enable researchers to conduct high quality research studies. Grant winners will receive up to 5 Garmin wearables with the latest sensor technology, three months of unlimited access to the Fitrockr health data analytics platform for up to 50 users and access to the C4IR Telangana network of hospitals and institutions.

"India is one of the emerging health technology powerhouses and leading global sources of innovation. It is truly exciting to become part of this ecosystem, and thus enable the use of our smartwatches and high-quality, high-resolution data for its benefit.”
-Scott Burgett, Senior Director of Garmin Health Engineering

“This collaboration with Garmin Health marks a significant milestone in our mission to accelerate the clinical validation process for innovative health tech products and set the precedence for furthering research. Garmin, as a device provider, opens new avenues for leveraging smartwatch technology and high-quality data to integrate patient data remotely and monitor trial activities following the protocol.”
-Shakthi Nagappan, Director of Life Sciences, Government of Telangana & CEO, Hyderabad Pharma City.


Conducting Health Research with Garmin

Together with the Garmin Health connected ecosystem, Garmin smartwatches and fitness trackers provide unique solutions for research projects. The large portfolio of wearables, long battery life and quality health metrics enable extensive monitoring1 of users who consent to data collection. With access to high-resolution raw data, Garmin Health makes biosensor data as accessible for researchers as possible. By enabling researchers to use independent device control, we want to remove any possible biases and help advance health research fields.

Garmin has been creating wrist-worn wearables since the early 2000s. The connected ecosystem along with a reliable collaborator network gives researchers the opportunity to conduct a wide range of studies. Whether it’s access to high-resolution raw data, independent data hosting or full wearable device control — Garmin products help researchers across a large variety of fields. Learn more about Garmin Health research studies here.


Apply Now

Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2024. Visit for application requirements, selection criteria and more information.

Garmin Health provides custom enterprise business solutions that leverage the extensive Garmin wearable portfolio and high-quality sensor data for applications in the corporate wellness, population health, and fitness monitoring markets. The Garmin Health API allows third parties to ask customers to share their data in accordance with their specific privacy policies. As part of a global company that designs, manufactures and ships products worldwide, Garmin Health supports its customers’ commerce and logistics needs, allowing enterprises to scale with a single, trusted provider. For more information, email our Garmin Health team, connect with us on LinkedIn, or visit us online at

1Garmin smartwatches are not designed or intended to monitor or diagnose diseases or any medical conditions.

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