What is it?

SERIO, part of Plymouth University, provides specialist social, economic and market research regionally and nationally. Delivering analysis and intelligence to public, private and third sector organisations, SERIO's research helps clients make informed decisions and develop effective policy and strategy.

What does it offer to businesses?

SERIO offers a range of services, tailored to the business' needs:

  • Market Research—Providing you with the information you need to understand the marketplace and improve your products and services.

  • Applied Social Research—Helping you understand the important questions, from how much tuition fees influence student choice of university to how to attract and retain volunteers.

  • Evaluation—Providing you with robust evidence of the effectiveness of your projects or programmes. This includes process, outcome and impact studies, examining social, economic and environmental factors.

  • Feasibility Studies, Bid Writing and Vision Documents—Enabling you to make informed decisions based on factors such as cost, timescales, need and risk. Bringing a track record of successful applications to a wide range of funding programmes to ensure you stand the best chance of securing investment.

  • Economic Impact Assessment—Helping you understand the economic value, potential benefits and other impacts of policies, programmes and business ventures.

  • Policy and Literature Reviews—Putting your issues into context locally, nationally and internationally to help you develop effective strategy.

How does it work?

By listening closely to clients’ needs, SERIO ensure that the projects outputs are practical, accessible and tailored, whether they are reports, community workshops or presentations.

This client-focused approach, allied with the most up-to-date, objective research and intelligence techniques, has made SERIO a leader in their field.

If you are interested in finding out more, SERIO's website details case studies and information on their specialist areas of research. If you'd like to get in contact with one of the team for further information you can do so at 01752 588942 /