Innovation by the Numbers

The Innovation Exchange is the go to hub for innovation, funding, and connecting experts with innovators. This provides insight in to innovation and development efforts. Find key statistics below on what's happening on the Exchange.

5,813 Innovations created in 149 countries and implemented in 186 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,716 Share your thoughts
977 Connect us with funding and resources
219 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
191 Become a partner
161 Test our innovation and provide feedback
159 Advised by the Exchange
113 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
110 Help us evaluate our impact
110 Participate with research or a study
104 Help us prototype our innovation

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,489 Health
1,243 Education
982 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
963 Prevention & Vaccination
962 Agriculture
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
597 Health Promotion
591 Economic Growth and Trade
583 Environment
977 Funding Opportunities available from over 148 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$544.5M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$162.1M Economic Growth and Trade
$128.4M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$126.3M Other
$119M Education
$107.2M Agriculture
21,654 collaborators, offering 32,185 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled The Global State of Evidence on Interventions to Prevent Child Marriage.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Disability and Inclusive Education.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Q&A of the Webinar: How to Do research with Adolescents Living in LMICs.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Recording and Slides: YouthPower Learning Cross-Sectoral Skills for Youth Community of Practice (CoP) Meeting.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled State of the field report : examining the evidence in youth education in crisis and conflict.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Executive Summary: Identity in a Digital Age: Infrastructure for Inclusive Development.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Identity in a Digital Age: Infrastructure for Inclusive Development.
Danielle Somers has created the Resource titled LASER Flyer.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled The Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls in Prisons and Incarceration .
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Campbell Collaboration: Active Labor Market Programs for Youth Increase Employment and Earnings. .
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Empleando Futuros Training Model.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled The State of Broadband: Broadband catalyzing sustainable development.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Promoting the African Internet Economy.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Internet for All: An Investment Framework for Digital Adoption.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Alliance for Affordable Internet 2017 Affordability Report.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,599 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,586 Participate with research or a study
1,493 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,481 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,402 Join an innovation team
1,348 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,314 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,208 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,184 Be a mentor
1,130 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,069 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,032 Serve on a board of directors
1,019 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,009 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
985 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
941 Share my knowledge of the market
909 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
872 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,199 Education
2,141 Economic Growth and Trade
1,813 Environment
1,713 Health
1,651 Agriculture
1,616 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,511 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,321 Energy
1,152 Gender
1,143 Youth

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Juventus Ifem has followed Linda Bembatoum.
Phong Pham has followed SYLVESTER OKERE.
Phong Pham has followed Akwasi Appiah.
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Ali Moharrek has followed Zina Nelku.
Ali Moharrek has followed AltStudioProgram .
Ali Moharrek has followed Burns Ortiz Maria.
ANACAPH Association has followed Johann Alexis Bounouni.
Mélissa Padberg has followed Nathalie Brunet.
Ali Moharrek has followed Mwilah Chaloba.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,480 Africa
860 Latin America / Caribbean
845 Asia and Pacific
840 North America
478 Europe and Eurasia
336 Middle East
215 Indonesia