Aptel Research customizes every project design, execution and deliverables based on our clients’ objectives. We select the optimal mix of methodologies and utilize skilled moderators who know the business to provide clarity and drive strategic insights.

We target Physicians, Nurses, Patients, Caregivers, Payers and use years of moderating experience to extract the information needed to address your business goals. We select traditional and non-traditional qualitative approaches to best meet your business needs, including:

 In-depth face to face interviews (IDIs) / Telephone based in-depth interviews (TDIs)

Projective/Creative Techniques

Ethnographic Research

Focus Groups

Physician/Patient Dialogues

Web-Based Qualitative Research


Social Media Qualitative Content Analysis


When certain types of research involve soliciting opinions from outside experts, we use AptelKOL, our proprietary global database of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs). It covers a wide range of therapeutic areas and a large number of specialties.


"In-depth scientific and business expertise with excellent time and cost management."

− A Top 5 Global Pharmaceutical Company

"Outstanding work and impeccable attention to details."

− A Top 10 Global Pharmaceutical Company

"Great level of strategic thinking from project concept through final deliverable together with excellent customer service."

− A Mid-Size Global Biotech Company

"Superb implementation and analysis with physicians and patients across the United States and Europe."

− A Mid-Size United States Company

"Great senior moderators who always understand my objectives and and know how and when to probe to get more meaningful insights."

− A Mid-Size Biotech Company