“ECOMES" Platform Emerging contaminants, metallomics, speciation


Backing Laboratory

IPREM - Institut des Sciences Analytiques et de Physico-Chimie pour l'Environnement et les Matériaux


Platform Manager

Hugues Preud'homme 

hugues.preudhomme @ univ-pau.fr

Contact and quote request

uppatech @ univ-pau.fr (uppatech @ univ-pau.fr)

Centres of expertise

  • FTMSBIO Speciation of Metals, Metalloids and (Bio)molecules by Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry with Ultra High Resolution
  • ALCOVES Spectroscopy, Treatment and Metrology of Water and Air Pollutants
  • ICPMS Trace and ultra-trace analysis
  • HRICPMS Trace and ultra-trace analysis
  • TIMSTOF Metalloid, Metalloid, Metalomics, Petroleomics Specification
  • VELOS Metalloid, Metalloid, Metalomics, Petroleomics Specification
  • MICROTOM cryogenic sample preparation

Platform “ECOMES"Emerging contaminants, metallomics, speciation

IPREM - Platform “ECOMES"
IPREM - Platform “ECOMES"

The analytical resources of the technical platform include a pool of mass spectrometers for the characterization of biomolecules and nano-objects in biological and environmental matrices and materials.

Fields of application

  • Environment
  • Food, Nutrition, Health
  • Energy
  • Materials

Themes and skills

  • Characterization of proteins associated with metals or trace elements
  • Characterization of nanoparticles and nanoplastics (food, cosmetics, environment)
  • Metal Specification (environmental, oil, food, pharmaceutical)
  • Analysis of volatile compounds from the emission of materials
  • Analysis of additives, contaminants-, POPs, emerging pollutants, metabolites

Equipment and Instruments

  • Triversa nano - LUMOS 1M ETD
  • ICP-MS
  • NWR213 Laser Ablation
  • VOC Metrology Enclosure
  • NanoLC & fraction collector
  • GCMS
  • DART & Pyrolyser
  • Microtome
  • Ultracentrifuge