The Administrative Regulation No.6/2011 Regulation on Science and Technology Awards is formulated by the Chief Executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region in accordance with provision of Item (5), Article 50 of the Basic Law of Macao Special Administrative Region and Paragraph 3, Article 8 of the Basic Rules for Policies Regarding Science and Technology (Law No.9/2000) and after consultation with the Executive Council.
The science and technology awards aim to reward people who make contribution to local scientific and technological activities, inspire the enthusiasm and creativity of local scientists and technologists, and accelerate the development of scientific and technological undertakings in Macao.
The Government of Macao Special Administrative Region establishes the following science and technology awards:
1) Science and Technology Award, including the following categories:
- Natural Science Award;
- Technological Invention Award;
- Science and Technology Progress Award;
2) Scientific and Technological R&D Award for Postgraduates;
3) Special Award.