Abstract submission

The abstract submission for the 17th Research Festival for Life Sciences is closed. Thank you for the numerous submitted abstracts! The submissions are currently being evaluated by the program committee. You are expected to receive feedback from us regarding acceptance or rejection in mid-December.

Thank you for your interest and participation!

Guidelines for submitting an abstract


  • Please submit your abstracts via internet. Abstracts submitted via e-mail, post, or other methods will generally not be accepted.
  • The conference language is English.
  • Abstract submission is only possible in English.
  • The deadline for abstract changes and corrections will be accepted until November 26, 2023, 23:59 hrs. Submission is limited to 200 abstracts.
  • Ensure the citable publication of the abstracts.
  • Registration and participation in the 17th Research Festival for Life Sciences is mandatory for presenting authors of accepted abstracts.
  • Only one abstract may be submitted per first author.
  • Please note: The first author of the poster moderates the poster presentation. In case of absence it is possible to appoint a deputy scientist for the presentation. The scientist must be one of the authors of the registered poster. Each speaker is only allowed to present one poster. Further information on the poster presentations can be found here.

Notifications (Emails)

  • Please note that only the submitting (corresponding) person receives all abstract notifications.
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  • Submitting (corresponding) authors take responsibility for informing all co-authors of the successful submission, acceptance or rejection, as well as for forwarding to presenters any instructions received on how to present the abstract.

Abstract contents and format

  • Do not use the title or the name(s) of the author(s) in the body of the abstract.
  • Please phrase your abstract clearly and unambiguously, and structure it according to the research question, the objective, the methods used and the conclusion.
  • Abstract titles should be concise and direct.
  • Maximum length of 1600 characters (including spaces, exclusive headline).
  • Uploading attachments is not possible.
  • Please refrain from formatting your abstracts. We cannot guarantee that abstracts will be formatted in the exact way as they are entered.
  • Avoid using non-standard abbreviations.

All abstracts selected for presentations as posters will be published in our e-book (equipped with ISBN number). The e-book will be available on our conference website with the beginning of the 17th Research Festival of Life Sciences. The abstract books from previous years can be found here.