EDQM Blood Conference

Innovation in Blood Establishment Processes

14-15 January 2025 Strasbourg, France




Abstract submission form

Please consult the detailed abstract submission guidelines

Complete your abstract submission form

Stakeholders are cordially invited to submit original abstracts for consideration for oral presentation. Submissions should relate to the conference's focus areas, showcasing innovative findings and advancements in blood donation and component processes.

Focus Areas:
Blood donation
  • Donor selection: new challenges and risk-based approach
  • 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 the development of novel blood components
  • Implementation of process changes, risk-based approach
  • EDQM Blood Guide monographs for innovative and novel blood components
  • Novel component development and clinical outcome monitoring.
  • Abstract submission deadline: 31 July 2024 23.59 hours (CEST).
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection: October 2024.
Abstract structure and content:
  • Language: English
  • Title: max. 200 characters (including spaces), excluding trade names and punctuation.
  • Length: up to 3500 characters, excluding title and authors, allowing for maximum two tables (graphics, figures, and pictures are not allowed).
  • Format: include Background/Introduction, Methods/Study Design, Results, and Conclusions.
  • References: use minimally and integrate within the text, presented as follows (Smith et al. Eur J Anaesth 1998; 15: 100-1).
  • Abstracts must set out clearly the purpose of the study and must include data to support the conclusions.
  • Please consult the detailed abstract submission guidelines

Complete your abstract submission form