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"The triad of education, innovation and demography is becoming increasingly important both for aging industrialised nations and dynamic emerging countries: Hence, the approach of the iit is interdisciplinary, indicator-based, international and forward-looking."

Dr. Wenke Apt
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Focal areas of work

  • Implications of demographic change for society, the economy, policy and public finances
  • Innovation capability in the context of demographic change with a focus on the connection between demography, education and innovation
  • Technical assistance systems for aging workforces
  • Specialist development, monitoring and evaluation of support measures of the BMBF
  • Empirical social research

Curriculum Vitae

Wenke Apt has been a research assistant at the iit in the VDI/VDE-IT in the field of "Demographic Change and Future Research" since 2011 and is a member of the iit working group "Work, Technology and Innovation". After studying political science and economics, Ms. Apt was a research assistant in the security policy research group of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin. She wrote her dissertation at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock on the security policy implications of demographic change.

Within the framework of the project management agency "Human-Technology Interaction for Demographic Change" for the BMBF, she accompanies research policy measures for the development of assistance systems at national and European level. Within the framework of the Joint Programming Initiative "More Years, Better Lives - The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change", Ms. Apt is in charge of the secretariat, a work package on the topic of "Mapping & Foresight" and two transnational initiatives for the collection and evaluation of data and research in the field of demographic change, which, among other things, address the interaction of work, age and productivity.


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