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. First established as the National Science
and Technology Awards (NSTA) in 1987, the awards were elevated to the Presidential
level in 2009. Given annually, the awards are presented to recognise and celebrate
outstanding and invaluable contributions by individuals or teams to the research
and development landscape in Singapore.