Mass Spectrometer Market

Mass Spectrometer Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, and Industry Analysis, By Product Type (Liquid Chromatography, ICP-MS [Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry], Gas Chromatography-MS, and MALDI-TOF), Regional Insights and Forecast to 2031

Medical Devices | August 2022 | Report ID: EMR0035 | Pages: 185

global mass spectrometer market size was USD 7.2 billion in 2022 and is predicted reach USD 14.5 billion in 2031, exhibiting at CAGR of 9.20% during the forecast period.


A mass spectrometer is an instrument used to identify unknown compounds via their molecular weight determination to quantify or identify the known compounds from a given sample and determinethe structure and chemical properties of molecules. The particles are ionized and beamed. Through electromagnetic fields and the way they are reflected, it indicates that these can identified. The mass spectrometer market includes liquid chromatography, ICP-MS (inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry), coupled plasma-mass spectrometry), gas chromatography, and MALDI-TOF. Mass spectrometerhas applications in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, industrial chemistry, environmental testing,and food and beverage testing.

The global mass spectrometer market refers to the market for scientific instruments that are used to measure the mass-to-charge ratio of ions. Mass spectrometers are widely used in a variety of fields, including chemistry, physics, biology, and medicine, and others. They are essential tools in analytical chemistry, as they allow scientists to identify and quantify the molecules present in a sample.

The global mass spectrometer market is projected to grow in the coming years, driven by the increasing demand for these instruments in various research and development activities. The market is expected to be driven by the rising number of research and development activities in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and in other industries as well as the increasing need for advanced analytical technologies for drug discovery and development.

The mass spectrometer market is also expected to be driven by the growing demand for mass spectrometry in food safety and environmental testing applications. The increasing need for efficient and accurate testing methods to detect contaminants and toxins in food and water is driving the adoption of mass spectrometry.


The COVID-19 impact has had a significant impact on the global economy, and the mass spectrometer market is no exception. The market has seen a mixed impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with some factors positively affecting the market while others have had a negative impact. Here are some of the ways that COVID-19 has affected the mass spectrometer market:

  • Increased demand for research:

The COVID-19 pandemic impact has led to an increased demand for research on the virus and potential treatments, which has in turn led to an increased demand for analytical instruments like mass spectrometers. This resulted in increased sales of mass spectrometers in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

  • Delays in manufacturing and supply chain disruptions:

The COVID-19 pandemic impact has caused disruptions in the global supply chain, leading to delays in the manufacturing and delivery of mass spectrometers. This has resulted in delays in shipments and decreased revenue for manufacturers.

  • Reduction in research budgets:

The COVID-19 pandemic impact has resulted in a reduction in research budgets for many organizations, including academic institutions and research laboratories. This has decreased demand for mass spectrometers, as some organizations are delaying purchases of new equipment.

  • Shift towards online sales:

The restrictions on travel and in-person meetings, there has been a shift towards online sales of mass spectrometers. This has resulted in increased adoption of online platforms for purchasing and servicing mass spectrometers.


Report Attribute


Projected Market Value (2031)

14.5 Billion

Estimated Market Value (2022)

7.2 Billion

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 - 2031

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- Product, End-user, Application, Region

Segments Covered

By Product, By End-User, By Application, and Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2031

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Market Growth

The market for mass spectrometer is being driven by several factors, including:

  • Increasing demand for drug discovery and development:

Mass spectrometer plays a crucial role in the analysis of drugs, allowing researchers to identify and characterize new drug candidates and monitor the effectiveness of existing drugs. The growing demand for new drugs and personalized medicine is expected to drive the growth of the mass spectrometer market.

  • Advancements in technology:

The development of advanced technologies such as tandem mass spectrometer and time-of-flight mass spectrometry is driving the growth of the market. These advanced technologies allow for more precise and accurate analysis of samples, which is increasingly being used in various applications.

  • Growing demand in food and beverage and environmental testing:

 The mass spectrometer is also gaining significant traction in the food and beverage and environmental testing industries. It is used for quality control and to detect contaminants in food products. It is also used to analyze air and water samples for pollutants and other contaminants, making it an essential tool for environmental testing.

  • Increasing investment in research and development:

Many pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic research institutions are investing heavily in research and development, which is driving the growth of the mass spectrometer market. These investments are expected to continue to increase in the coming years, which will further fuel the growth of the market.

  • Increasing awareness about the benefits of mass spectrometer:

There is a growing awareness about the benefits of mass spectrometry in various industries, which is expected to drive the growth of the market. Mass spectrometry allows for the analysis of complex mixtures and provides highly accurate results, making it an essential tool for many applications.

Regional Outlook of Global Mass Spectrometer Market

North America dominated the global mass spectrometer market in 2022. The market in the region is mature and technically more developed compared to that in other regions. Furthermore, the increased use of spectrometers in various industries is fueling the market. The market in Europe is anticipated to grow at a rapid pace during the forecast period.

This is due to an increase in research activities or research collaborations that allow research scientists, industry professionals, and technical professionals to exchange technical information. Another factor driving the market in Europe is technological advancements in new mass spectrometer devices. During the forecast period, Asia Pacific is expected to be an emerging market for mass spectrometers. Because of the growing acceptance of these technological platforms in a variety of fields, the region offers significant opportunities in the mass spectrometer market.

Key Players in Global Mass Spectrometer Market

The global mass spectrometer market is fragmented, with a large number of large-scale key players accounting for the majority of the share. Key players operating in the global mass spectrometer market include:

  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
  • Waters Corporation
  • Shimadzu Corporation
  • Bruker Corporation
  • Sciex (Danaher Corporation)
  • PerkinElmer, Inc.
  • bioMérieux SA
  • Charles River Laboratories International, Inc

These key players are adopting growth strategies such as new product development, product launches, product approval, agreements, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Key Developments in Global Mass Spectrometer Market:

  • April 2019: Agilent Technologies, Inc. announced a suite of new mass spectrometry solutions in April 2019 to improve analytical and business outcomes for laboratories engaged in a variety of analytical pursuits, including environmental screening, metabolomics research, and food testing.
  • January 2021: Bruker Corporation announced in January 2021 that it will supply NMR spectrometers for protein research to three world-class institutions that are accelerating their research into functional structural biology and human disease.
  • February 2022: Waters Corporation announced the acquisition of charge detection mass spectrometry technology in February 2022 in order to expand its application in cell and gene therapy. The company acquired Megadalton Solutions' intellectual property rights (IPR) technology assets, a significant player in the manufacture of charge detection mass spectrometry (CDMS).

Market Segmentation

Product Type

  • Liquid Chromatography-MS
  • ICP-MS
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Others


  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Environmental Testing
  • Food & Beverage Testing
  • Others

Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


  • Available upon request

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Mass Spectrometer market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 9.20% by 2031.
The global Mass Spectrometer market is expected to reach USD 14.5 million by 2031.
Mass Spectrometer market forecast period is 2023 - 2031
By Product Type (Liquid Chromatography, ICP-MS [Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry], Gas Chromatography-MS, and MALDI-TOF) are some of the segmentations of the Mass Spectrometer market.
The dominating companies in the Mass Spectrometer market are Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Agilent Technologies, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., Waters Corporation, Shimadzu Corporation, Bruker Corporation, Sciex (Danaher Corporation), PerkinElmer, Inc., bioMerieux SA, Charles River Laboratories International

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