Back Call for abstracts for the EDQM Blood Conference – Innovation in Blood Establishment Processes

EDQM Strasbourg, France 20/06/2024
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Call for abstracts for the EDQM Blood Conference – Innovation in Blood Establishment Processes

The EDQM Blood Conference entitled “Innovation in Blood Establishment Processes” will take place in Strasbourg, France, on 14 and 15 January 2025.

Do you deal with topics related to blood donation and blood component processes in your professional activity? Why not take an active part in discussions with peers during this exceptional event by submitting your abstract for an oral presentation at the conference before the deadline of Monday 15 July 2024 at 23:59 (CEST)!

Seize this opportunity to engage with the international community of experts in the blood sector, to present your research and expertise, and discuss practical aspects of your work. No registration fee will be required for speakers selected for an oral presentation.

Innovation in Blood Establishment Processes

In light of the new European Union legislation on blood, tissues and cells, the EDQM Blood Conference will focus on the theme “Innovation in Blood Establishment Processes” and address the question of how new developments in blood donation and blood component preparation in Europe can be implemented in practice.

Through a combination of plenary lectures and workshops, this event will enable participants to explore novel technical developments, current challenges and questions regarding the implementation of the new European legislation for all professionals working in the blood sector.

The main areas of interest are the following:

  • Blood donation 
    • Donor selection: new challenges and risk-based approach 
    • Blood donor recruitment and retention 
    • Challenges for blood supply in Europe 
    • Blood collection 
    • Testing: from phenotype testing to genomics
  • Blood components 
    • Innovative and novel blood components / blood component preparations 
    • Innovation and involvement of users in development of novel blood components 
    • Process changes implementation, risk-based approach 
    • EDQM Blood Guide monographs for innovative and novel blood components 
    • Novel component development and clinical outcome monitoring

Save the date and submit your abstract today!

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