Research Grants

Fitrockr and Garmin support innovate research through grant programs that provide the tools to conduct health data research studies based on wearable data.

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Research Grant – India 2024

Powered by BioAsia WEF-C4IR and Telangana Life Sciences Foundation.

Application deadline: Apr 30, 2024 – closed

Awardee will receive: 

5 Garmin wearables

3-month unrestricted use of Fitrockr Health Solution Platform enabling high-resolution sensor data access

Opportunity to be featured on Garmin Health blog

Application Requirements


Researchers and Startups from India that utilize data from Garmin wearables.

Timing & Deadlines

  • Application deadline: Apr 30, 2024
  • Grant decision: May 31, 2024 
  • Study start: Jun 1, 2024 – Dec 31, 2024
  • Data collection timeframe: up to 3 months

Application Requirements

  • Project abstract (max. 250 words)
  • Introduction of Institution (max. 200 words)

Selection Criteria

  • Project Excellence
  • Scientific Rigor
  • Grant Impact
  • Applicant Proficiency

All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee consisting of the following experts:

Paridhi Gupta

Government of Telangana

Dr. Leon Brudy

Garmin Health

Joerg Fehlinger

Fitrockr Health Solutions


Garmin Health provides custom enterprise business solutions that leverage Garmin’s extensive wearable portfolio and high-quality sensor data for applications in the corporate wellness, population health, and patient monitoring markets. 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 partner. 
The Fitrockr platform is an innovative platform to run health data research projects based on Garmin wearables. It provides access to high resolution health data recorded via Garmin wearables for research studies. 
Telangana Life Sciences Foundation (TLSF) is a flagship initiative of Government of Telangana promoted with the objective of developing the life sciences and health tech ecosystem in the state as well as globally. TLS has partnered with Word Economic Forum (WEF) to set up a Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR), focused on life sciences sector

This grant is now closed. 

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