New Proteins - New Food, Feed & Products - New Perspectives

Call for Papers

Please submit an abstract for an oral presentation or a poster by 31st March 2023. The Scientific Committee will evaluate all abstracts by April 2023. You will be informed whether or not your abstract has been selected for an oral presentation or a poster by the 30th April 2023.

Conference topics include:

  • Raw materials and technologies for the production of alternative proteins, new and emerging resources (e.g. sourcing and processing; functional properties)
  • Application of alternative proteins in food, feed and ingredients products, human and animal nutrition (e.g. new applications; comparison to foods and feed of conservative protein origin; naturalness and clean label; impact on sensory characteristics)
  • Safety of alternative proteins (e.g. current safety requirements; challenges for food security)
  • Regulation of alternative proteins (e.g. legal/regulatory landscape and challenges in the EU; governmental dependencies within and across countries)
  • Sustainability of alternative proteins (e.g. urgent challenges of global food and feed systems; circular systems; improving international or global access; public health; nutritional value and health benefits)
  • Economic feasibility of alternative protein production: (e.g. upscaling and feasibility for mass production; opportunities to strengthen the economy; retail insights and market forecasts; market strategies and gastronomy)
  • Consumer acceptance and trust in alternative proteins (e.g. market and consumer research addressing eating behaviours, consumer and stakeholder attitudes and motivations; approaches to boost consumer trust; value chain shifts in the alternative and conservative protein markets)


If an abstract is accepted for an oral presentation, it must be presented at the conference. The presenting author is responsible for registering for the conference by 31st May 2023. If the presenting author is not registered before the deadline, the corresponding abstract(s) will be removed from the program and electronic proceedings.

Each oral presenter will have no more than 15 minutes presentation time. Time keeping by the session chairs will be strict. Authors of studies involving proprietary products or formulations may present this information in its research context, but not as a product pitch. Oral presentations should use PowerPoint.


Abstract Information:

  • All abstracts have to be in English - the official language of the conference.
  • The abstract is limited to 2500 characters (including spaces, references).
  • You can submit up to two abstracts per person. Each duly registered presenting author should present at maximum 2 abstracts.
  • Please enter the role of each applicant (presenting author, co-authors).
  • The abstract submitter will receive all future correspondence regarding the status of the abstract and will need to keep his/her login identifier and keyword for future access to his/her work.


Download the Abstract Submission Form here


Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline & Early bird discount: 31.03.2023
  • Notification of review outcome30.04.2023
  • Deadline for accepted authors to register to confirm their attendance: 31.05.2023


ttz Bremerhaven is an independent research institute and performs application-related research and development. Under the umbrella of ttz Bremerhaven, an international team of experts is working in the fields of food and resource efficiency.