Call for Abstracts

Please read the guidelines below before submitting your Abstract.

Abstract Submission Deadline: Thursday 1st April 2021

The Programme Committee are pleased to announce that they are welcoming abstract submissions for inclusion in the 2021 Virtual Programme.

All abstracts should be submitted online through the abstract submission system, to submit, click here.

Accepted Abstracts will be presented either as an oral or poster – poster sessions will be moderated and chaired to facilitate discussions. The posters can be viewed by attendees during the conference, at designated times in the programme.

All accepted abstracts will be printed directly from the information you have provided and will appear in the Int J Artificial Organs printed Abstracts Issue in September 2021. Accepted Abstracts will also appear on the conference website.

Please read the instructions below carefully before preparing your abstract.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please ensure that you have read these guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract. We regret that abstracts not submitted in the requested format may not be considered for review.

  • Enter the Submission Platform by creating an account with its corresponding username and password.
  • Please be aware that all required fields must be filled in order to complete the submission process.

Abstract Structure

  • Title in CAPITAL LETTERS: up to 150 characters. Make it catchy/interesting without over claiming!
  • Authors list, with surname and initials (Smith GH), affiliations identified with superscripts using numbers and not letters. (e.g. Smith GH (1), Anderson P (2)).
  • Affiliations for each author, such as Department, Hospital/University, City, Country.
  • Body: up to 250 words (excluding names of authors and affiliations).
  • Each abstract should be structured: Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussions, Conclusions, Acknowledgements.
  • No figures, no references, and no tables.
  • Presenting author should be indicated as underlined.
  • Abstracts must be written and presented in English.
  • Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors.
  • The category and sub-category must be selected from the main scientific categories given to ensure its correct assignment.

Conditions for Abstract Submission

  • After successful submission of your abstract, you will receive an e-mail acknowledgement.
  • If no confirmation email is received, the abstract cannot be considered as successfully submitted and accepted for evaluation (please make sure to check your spam mailbox).
  • Abstracts may be formatted by the Committee according to editor’s requirements, after they had been reviewed and accepted.
  • Please make sure that your abstract is free of errors prior to starting the submission process. The abstract will be reproduced exactly as submitted.
  • The presenting author you identify on your submission form is the person who may be selected to virtually present at the ESAO 2021 Conference at either a poster or oral session.
  • If you need to withdraw your abstract, a written statement reflecting the reasons for this decision must be sent to the following email address:
  • Presenting authors will be informed of the date, time and form of their presentation by email.
  • The submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the presenting author to present the abstract orally or as a poster in the session and at the time assigned by the Organising Committee.

Abstract Categories

Main Categories of Abstract
  • Heart
  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Pancreas
  • Limbs
  • Eye
  • Ear
  • Other Organs; please state

The Sub-categories available for abstracts are:


Devices: Artificial Organs
  • Organ Support Systems
  • Electrical Stimulating Devices
  • Robotics
  • Biohybrids
  • Bioprinting
  • Clinical Trials
  • Pipeline Devices
  • Miniaturisation
  • Device Control
  • Patient experience / lifestyle
  • Device/centre Coordination
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Shape Memory Materials
  • Resorbable Materials
  • Natural Materials
  • Laser Processing
  • Hydrogels
  • Surface Treatment
  • Surface Coating
  • Blood Trauma
  • Hemo-filter
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluid Structure Interaction
  • Finite Element Method
  • Cryotechnology
  • Managing ageing with devices
  • New Designs
  • Experimental and testing
  • Modelling and Simulations
  • Testing (in vitro and in vivo)