Call for abstracts is open!

After a record-breaking number of abstracts in 2023, NutraIngredients-USA invites authors from around the world to submit abstracts for presentation at our Scientific Frontiers Session at the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2024, taking place in Salt Lake City.

*NEW FOR 2024*

Nutraingredients-USA is pleased to announce that there are now 2 categories for submission:
Researches will be required to select if they are submitting their abstracts as an industry research or as a student-led research projects (open to PhD students). As part of this new selection to support those upcoming in the industry, the winning student-led abstract author will receive an all-expenses* paid trip to attend the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2024.

The top-rated industry abstract will receive a complimentary delegate place ** to attend the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2024, have the opportunity to present their research live from the stage as part of the program and receive a 2024 Scientific Frontiers Trophy.

All abstract submissions will be reviewed by our Scientific Committee made up of leading experts from the fields of pre- and probiotics. All accepted abstracts will be invited to present a poster at our event in Salt Lake City, while the winning abstract will be invited to give a presentation during the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2024.

We are particularly interested in reports from human intervention studies and welcome abstracts from those engaged in all aspects of microbiome science in academia, industry and consumer health, particularly those representing successful academia-industry interactions. 


Early-phase, novel, or state-of-the-art research or promising ideas covering the following topics are encouraged:

  • Host-microbe interactions in health and disease, including preclinical and clinical studies evaluating pre- and probiotic interventions
  • Application and development of “-omics” approaches in biomarker discovery, including identification of potential pre- and probiotic strains.
  • Research identifying strain-specific effects of probiotics for health and wellbeing, including mechanism of action and bioactive discovery and isolation
  • Early findings from large-scale research projects and clinical trials
  • Innovations and novel ideas in the areas of production processes, delivery, formulation and shelf-life
  • Consumer and market insights, including population research, trends and threats, commercial packaging and marketing
  • Human intervention studies

All abstracts submitted will be reviewed by our independent Scientific Committee, made up of leading experts within the fields of prebiotics, probiotics, and the microbiome.



*The all-expenses paid trip to attend the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2024 is for one student author and includes:

  • A delegate place with access to the full three days of the event 
  • Hotel accommodation on June 10, 11, 12, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City
  • Lunch on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, and Wednesday, June 12, 2024
  • Dinner on Tuesday June,11, 2024 at the Probiota Social Evening
  • Return economy travel to/from the event up to the value of $500 (travel will be reimbursed upon receipts supplied with invoice)
  • Any additional expenses are the responsibility of the author 

** The complimentary delegate place is for one industry author and includes:

  • Access to the full three days of the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2024, including networking events. It does not include hotel accommodation, travel and/or any other expenses.