Food and Feed Analysis Consultancy and Training Service

  International Centre of Excellence
for Real Time Mass Spectrometry


About Us

The international centre of excellence for real time mass spectrometry (ICE-RT-MS) is a unique centre which extends across the M5 universities, specifically building on the relationship between the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham and Loughborough, in addition to partnering with equipment suppliers (Waters, Ionicon Analytic). ICE-RT-MS will be run by permanently employed staff within the University of Nottingham and will facilitate the dissemination of knowledge, shared equipment access, coordinated training, in addition to supporting training, pre-competitive research and commercial research projects.  


Publication Lists

Through two decades of research into real time mass spectrometry, the centre has a very strong publication record in this area. Publications are held on individual academics home pages, key academics are listed below.



Partner Organisations

  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Loughborough
  • Waters
  • Ionicon Analytic


Please contact us if your company wishes to discuss sponsorship.


Contact Us





Food and Feed Analysis Consultancy and Training Service (FACTS)

Food Sciences Building
Sutton Bonington Campus
Loughborough, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 16037
mobile: +44 (0) 777 645 6118
fax: +44 (0) 115 95 16142
email: Email the Service Director