Global call for entries announced for 2023 Garmin Health Awards

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Written by Doug Hampton

Third annual awards program recognizes the world’s most innovative solutions that successfully integrate Garmin wearable technology into health and wellness programs

OLATHE, Kan., June 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Garmin (NYSE: GRMN) today announced a global call for entries for its 2023 Garmin Health Awards, celebrating the world’s most innovative solutions that successfully leverage the power of Garmin wearable technology into health or wellness programs. Winners in three categories will be announced at the Garmin Health Summit November 9-10 in Singapore and will receive Garmin wearables worth up to $10,000.

“The Garmin Health Awards has established itself as one of the most coveted honors in the industry. Last year more than 60 leading providers submitted data-based solutions in a broad range of use cases from digital therapy, rehabilitation, engagement, fitness and wellness. Powered by high quality physiological data from Garmin wearables, these new and innovative solutions are helping advance wellness initiatives all over the world.” — Jörn Watzke, Senior Director Garmin Health

Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Garmin Health Awards in one of three categories: 

  • Health Care & Research: University-level research, clinical trials, patient monitoring, digital therapeutics, rehabilitation, and prevention or other health care and research-related initiatives
  • Insurance & Employee Health: Insurance or reinsurance programs, dynamic underwriting, Biological Age Model (BAM), customer loyalty, worker safety, driver safety, or other insurance or corporate wellness-related initiatives
  • Fitness & Wellness: Fitness, well-being platforms or other activity-based solutions

For consideration, solutions or research projects should be established and active, and must use Garmin smartwatches, fitness trackers or smart scales. Submissions will be evaluated on customer benefit, scalability, uniqueness, innovation and performance. Each solution should apply to only one category, but multiple solutions may be submitted.

Applications will be accepted from June 13 through July 24, 2023. In September, finalists will be notified and invited to provide a pitch video that will be presented at the 2023 Garmin Health Summit. Judges from the insurance, health and fitness industries will evaluate solutions and programs at the Summit, and winners will be announced that same evening. Visit for program details, application instructions and a list of 2022 winners.

Follow this link to view the 2022 Garmin Health Summit recap video.

About Garmin Health
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. 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 partner. For more information, email our press team, connect with us on LinkedIn, or visit us online at

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