- Gonçalo Magalhães-Mota, received the "Best Presentation Award" given by the Program Committee of the 19th International Conference on Nano and Materials Engineering 2017 Amsterdam (ICNME 2017) and as per the Conference Awards Scheme, by oral presentation of the communication untitled Detection of Triclosan in Water Based on Nanostructured Thin Films”, G. Magalhães-Mota, C. Magro, S. Sério, E. Mateus, P. A. Ribeiro, A. B. Ribeiro, M. Raposo and presented at Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 14 – 15 May, 2017.

- Cátia Magro and David Mendes, received Best Poster Award – “Optimization of an analytical method for the determination of underivatized triclosan and related compounds by gas 4chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry”. Organizing committee of 10th Encontro Nacional de Cromatografia, Bragança, Portugal, December 4–6, 2017.