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President's Science and Technology Awards (A*STAR)

The President's Science and Technology Awards (PSTA) are the highest honours bestowed on exceptional research scientists and engineers in Singapore for their excellent achievements in science and technology. Now in its second year running, the President's Science and Technology Awards are presented to recognise and celebrate outstanding and invaluable contributions by individuals or teams to the research and development landscape in Singapore.

 

The awards, formerly known as the National Science and Technology Awards since 1987, have been elevated to the status of the President's awards to highlight and give due recognition to the important role research scientists and engineers play in Singapore.

 

The President's Science and Technology Awards constitute three different awards:

 

A. President's Science and Technology Medal (PSTM)

 

The President's Science and Technology Medal is awarded to outstanding individuals who have made distinguished, sustained and exceptional contributions and played a strategic role in the development of Singapore through the promotion and management of R&D.

 

To nominate outstanding individuals for the President's Science and Technology Medal, please download the nomination form here.

 

Nomination for this award was closed on 31 May 2011.

 

 

B. President's Science Award

 

The President's Science Award is presented to research scientists and engineers in Singapore who have made outstanding contributions in basic research leading to the discovery of new knowledge or the pioneering development of scientific or engineering techniques and methods.

 

Nomination for this award was closed on 29 March 2011.

 

C. President's Technology Award

 

The President's Technology Award gives recognition to research scientists and engineers in Singapore who have made outstanding contributions to research & development resulting in significant new technology or innovative use of established technology.

 

Nomination for this award was closed on 29 March 2011.

 

 

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