Alessandro Azevedo and Francisco Duarte are the winners of VdAcademia International Award 2014, and Ana Duarte Figueiredo and Paulo Lacão were awarded with an Honourable Mention. The award winners, which presented papers in co-authorship, were present at VdAcademia's 5th anniversary event and received the awards from the hands of  Vasco Vieira de Almeida, Vieira de Almeida & Associados (VdA)'s founding partner and of Rodrigo Esteves de Oliveira, VdA's partner and president of VdAcademia. The mozambican student Oliveira Alexandre Sitoe was also awarded an Honourable Mention which he received from the hands of VdA's managing associate Catarina Pinto Correia in Mozambique.