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Research Reliable

Reliable, Actionable Consumer Insights by Design™.

Research is a significant investment that determines product success and every dollar invested in research guides thousands of dollars in product marketing. You simply cannot risk investing in research that delivers questionable results. For that reason reliability, or confidence, in the research results is a key factor that should be considered in every consumer research project.

With ACCE International you can be confident that your research results will reflect the highest level of reliability in the industry. This reliability is achieved through:

Experience - ACCE International brings over 200 years of collective research management experience. ACCE International has consulted on, designed and executed thousands of research projects on five continents.

ISO 9001 - ACCE International is ISO 9001 certified ensuring every element of research studies is conducted in a consistent, systematic manner. Learning from these projects has been leveraged to bring an exceptional degree of excellence to every research project implemented on behalf of our clients. We know what it takes to achieve flawless execution.

ACCE-IT™

ACCE-IT™ is a proprietary software program that facilitates exemplary data quality, customizable research design and the consistently highly responsive return of results that our clients demand.

Developed with extensive research, planning and exploration, ACCE-IT™ is the most advanced software available to meet the needs and expectations of the leading sensory and consumer research firm in Canada, ACCE International.

ACCE-IT™ combines the power of science, extensive research experience, and up-to-date and emerging technology in a powerful way that enables ACCE International to deliver reliable, actionable consumer insights by design™.

ACCE-E-OP™

ACCE-E-OP™ is based on the basic precepts of ISO. ACCE-E-OP™ goes beyond the challenges of rudimentary compliance to strive for an environment of continuous improvement.

ACCE-E-OP™ is he scientific based, electronically monitored, process management tool that effectively carries out your sensory and consumer research projects.

Based on already established processes, ACCE-E-OP™ provides a quality management system that guarantees the smooth, accurate, scientific based execution of research projects by ACCE, the leading sensory and consumer research firm in Canada.
From recruiting to fieldwork, product receiving and storage to data analysis and project management, all steps of the research process fall under this quality management tool.

ACCE-E-OP™ combines the power of science, extensive research experience, and electronic capabilities in a powerful way to enable ACCE International to deliver reliable, actionable consumer insights by design™.

ACCE-ID™

ACCE International applies a range of analytical techniques to extract the most meaningful information from the collected data thereby enabling the research team to accurately, reliably and consistently interpret the results.

This package of validated analytical techniques applies to sensory panel and consumer research data, ranging from the traditional to the newly discovered. The ACCE International research team not only engages in ongoing involvement in international conferences and standards development, but also conducts their own proprietary research to create and apply emerging techniques.

ACCE-ID™ combines the power of science, analytical tools, and experience based interpretation in a powerful way that enables ACCE International to deliver reliable, actionable consumer insights by design™.

ACCE-IQ™

This is a normative standards database developed for optimal decision making.

ACCE-IQ™ is the direct result of the in-depth analysis for thousands of consumer research projects conducted by ACCE International over the past 25 years.

This database allows for the performance comparison of your product to others in the same product category. Our clients are able to see how their product compares for critical key measures such as Purchase Intent, Overall Opinion, Product Uniqueness and Advantage. They are also able to identify if their product Meets Consumer Expectations and provides Value for Money.

This approach will facilitate making the right research based business decisions that optimize the chances for success.

ACCE-IQ™ combines the power of statistical analysis and extensive research experience in a powerful way that enables ACCE International to deliver reliable, actionable consumer insights by design™.

IRB

Based on the strong historical standing in clinical sensory research, ACCE International employs an Independent Review Board (IRB) to review testing protocols.

Consumer sensory testing on products with an active ingredient include employment of an IRB to review and approve project testing protocols. The IRB is a demographically representative group of individuals who are charged with the responsibility of reviewing and approving protocols, consent forms, advertising and any amendments prior to research implementation.

The IRB is notified of deviations, incidental events, the termination and/or completion of a given project.

IRB combines the power of science, extensive research experience, and tight testing controls in a powerful way to enable ACCE International to deliver reliable, actionable consumer insights by design™.

Consumer Data Base

Consumer guidance research is about getting REAL consumers; REAL consumers who are demographically representative of the market under study. ACCE International maintains a consumer panel data base of over 25,000 households, allowing research studies to be recruited and fielded within a week rather than weeks or months. Consumers are limited to the number of studies and category specific studies in which they can participate on an annual basis. This ensures ACCE International can field research in a demographically representative sample with REAL consumers to deliver reliable results without an over use of any individual consumers.