During the annual meetings, SBTE awards grants in two genres: a tribute to the professionals (Highlight of the Year Award) and competitions among abstracts presented at each meeting:

A) Student competition
B) Best research study in basic science
C) Best research study in applied science
D) Best field or practitionerĺs work (best technical report)

The final evaluation and the announcements of the awards will be held during the Closing Ceremony of the 2011 SBTE annual meeting.