The department considers the processing of its research results for policy and society as one of its key tasks. The know-how of its members on demographic change issues, age and dementia research shall be used in an optimum way.
Due to this, the department regularly contributes to the Thinktank Demography, a series of events guided by Rostock Centre for Investigating Demographic Change.
Furthermore, the department provides direct consultancy. On behalf of the Enquete Commission "Growing older in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern", a basic expertise titled „Living situation in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern“ was elaborated that will be the scientific basis of the commission work from now on. The publication is freely available as regional parliament print, you find it here.