Within the scope of the State Prize 2012 Environment and Energy Technology (Clean Technology Austria), a total of three government awards were awarded:
- "Research & Innovation": Doris Bures, the Minister for Technology, awarded the prize 2012 for Environment and Energy Technology (Clean Technology Austria) in this category, based on the energy research strategy and the Federal Government's RTI strategy.
- "Environment & Climate": The Environment Minister DI Nikolaus Berlakovich awarded the "Environmental Technology" (Clean Technology Austria) prize to the category "Masterplan Green Jobs" and "Masterplan Umwelttechnologien".
- "Energy & Efficiency": The Minister of Economics Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner awarded the State Prize 2012 Environment and Energy Technology (Clean Technology Austria) in this category based on the energy strategy.
In addition, the ministries jointly awarded a special prize "Start Up Resource Efficiency".