DEFACTUM is a department of research and consultancy within the Central Denmark Region, where we work with the Social & Health Service and the Labour Market.

About us

DEFACTUM is a research unit and consultancy that works within the health-, social and labour market.
Photo: Søren Sander

We work towards improving the services and interplay of the public welfare sector. We do that by developing new, application-oriented knowledge and individualised efforts – for the benefit of the citizens.

What we do

At DEFACTUM, we always strive to create societal impact by implementing our acquired knowledge into practice. Accordingly, our research and solutions are application-oriented. Although anchored in the public sector, our collaborators include other researchers, consultants, decision-makers and professionals – public as well as private on a local, national and international level. Additionally, DEFACTUM is associated with Department of Public Health at Aarhus University and our research follows the same international standards regarding quality.

In our research unit, Research on Public Health, we work on a wide aspect of public health topics from data, rehabilitation, patient involvement, psychiatry and mental health, inequality in health and health service research. Our insistence on research meeting international standards and creating societal impact makes us an increasingly sought after partner in international projects under Horizon Europe, Interreg etc.

In our two other unit, Data & Analysis, and Quality Development, we continually test new methods and tailor projects according to your requirements. Among the services we provide are: evaluations, audits, user surveys. monitoring, analyses, quality development initiatives, research in health service, rehabilitation and health promotion/prevention and public health.