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About the Industry Call for Papers

Call for Papers 2018 submission is now open!

Members of the nutraceutical and functional food industry are invited to submit abstracts of their latest research projects and product portfolios for the 2018 Vitafoods Europe Education Programme. Proposals are reviewed by the Education Executive Advisory Board and the Vitafoods Europe team.

> Find out more about the Vitafoods Europe Education Executive Advisory Board

The submission application for 2018 is now open. Submit a proposal here.

What are the potential categories for 2018?

  • Beverage Innovation
  • Cognitive/Brain Health: Product Development, Formulation, Mood/Stress Focus
  • Contract Manufacturing: Identifying a Partner, Audits, Quality Control
  • ‘Free From’ Foods: Formulating around Allergens, Preservatives, Artificial Anything
  • Digestive Health: Formulating for Whole Body Wellness, Gut-Brain Axis, Ingredient Research
  • Health Claims: Navigating the EU Regulatory Requirements
  • Healthy Aging: Product Development, Focusing on the Senior Market, Developing a Marketing Strategy
  • Heart Health: Product Development, Go-to-Market Strategies, Ingredient Research/Trends
  • Ingredient Quality: Adulteration, Identity Testing, Traceability
  • International Trade Considerations: Importing Ingredients, Export Challenges
  • Joint Health: Need for Innovation, Shifts in Positioning
  • Millennials Usage of Natural Products (Supplements, Foods, Beverages)
  •  Omnichannel Shopping and Its Impact on Brand Marketers
  • Performance Nutrition: Fitness Market & Sports Market
  • Personalized Nutrition: The Next Frontier
  • Probiotics: Scientific Research, Delivery Methods/Challenges, Consumer Marketing, Claims
  • Proteins: Alternative Sources, Optimizing Nutritional Impact
  • Regulatory issues: Codex, EFSA, Brexit Impact
  • Unique Delivery Systems: Ingredient Technologies, FInished Product Options for Target Markets 
  • Weight Management: Product R&D, Formulation, Go-to-Market Strategies, Trending Ingredients 

How can I submit my proposal

Please submit your proposal's here. Or alternatively send your propsal to Richard Nicholls.

Key Dates

Call-for-Papers - deadline for submission is 00:00 Midnight GMT 29th September 2017.


To find out more or to discuss other topics, please contact:

Heather Granato

VP of Content H&N

+1 480-281-6005

Richard Nicholls

Conference Marketing Co-ordinator 

+44 (0)20 701 74233