Submit your abstract

Abstract submissions are welcome for consideration for the 37th EFFoST International Conference, which will be held in Valencia, Spain on 6 – 8 November.

Conference Theme

The overall theme of the EFFoST2023 Conference is ‘Sustainable Food and Industry 4.0: Towards the 2030 Agenda.’ Abstracts are welcome in any of the following topics that are clustered by corresponding conference sub-themes:

Sub-theme 1: Food Sustainability

  • Sustainable development goals in public and private institutions
  • Development of sustainable food production systems
  • Responsible consumption and production
  • Innovative food processing technologies 


Sub-theme 2: New food product development: from risk assessment to nutritional foods 

  • Profiling and identification of novel compounds
  • Valorization of bioactive compounds from food side streams
  • Innovative food processing tools for mitigation of contaminants
  • New techniques and technologies for tailored food design 
  • Application of digital technologies in food chain and food sectors
  • Health aspects


Sub-theme 3: Food and Microbes

  • Food microbes and fermentation
  • In vitro vs in vivo assays: implications on health
  • Food-Microbiota data integration

Terms and Conditions

  • The abstract submitted adheres to the abstract submission guidelines outlined on the Conference Website.
  • The abstract submitted is in English.
  • This abstract has only been submitted once for EFFoST2023. 
  • Abstracts that have been previously published or presented should not be submitted to EFFoST2023.
  • It is the responsibility of the presenting author to submit the abstract. They are the main contact whose responsibility it is to communicate with other co-authors.
  • The presenting author is available to present at the conference between 6 – 8 November 2023.
  • The presenting author must register and pay in full by the deadline indicated in the abstract review outcome email. If they do not register and pay in full, the abstract will be removed from the programme and any associated publications.
  • The text of the abstract, along with the names and affiliations, poster and/or additional documents as requested, will be published on the conference website, in the abstract document and on the conference app, and this will not raise any copyright issues.
  • A submission as a particular presentation type or theme may be changed to a different type or theme or type following review in order to be accepted and included in the programme.
  • Presenters may be recorded for live streaming. A recording of the presentation and a copy of the slides may be published online after the conference.

If you have any queries regarding the above, please contact the EFFoST2023 Conference Secretariat