2020, November 25: The best poster (short) presentation award at the Eco-Tech 2020 conference, the title of the presentation “Towards the formula of peat-free soil conditioner”

2020, June 19: Award of Science Excellence and Commercialization Support Program at the University of Latvia for Q1 level publication in natural sciences indexed in Web of Science in 2019, awarded to Zane Vincevica-Gaile for the publication Granulation of fly ash and biochar with organic lake sediments – A way to sustainable utilization of waste from bioenergy production, BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, Volume: 125 Pages: 23-33, DOI:10.1016/j.biombioe.2019.04.004