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.

5,834 Innovations created in 149 countries and implemented in 187 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,717 Share your thoughts
993 Connect us with funding and resources
222 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
192 Become a partner
162 Advised by the Exchange
162 Test our innovation and provide feedback
115 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
111 Participate with research or a study
110 Help us evaluate our impact
107 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,492 Health
1,246 Education
984 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
967 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
598 Health Promotion
595 Economic Growth and Trade
590 Environment
991 Funding Opportunities available from over 149 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$544.7M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$162.2M Economic Growth and Trade
$128.6M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$126.5M Other
$119.2M Education
$107.6M Agriculture
24,009 collaborators, offering 33,923 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

c byrne has created the Organization titled FMB Insurance.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled YouthPower Action Year Two Semi-Annual Report.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled ​YouthPower Action Year Two Annual Report.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled Making sense of child, early and forced marriage among Syrian refugee girls: a mixed methods study in Lebanon.
Jacques Venel has created the Innovation titled 509 32271010.
Julie Throckmorton has created the Organization titled Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Call for submissions: Nominations for 2018 Andrew E. Rice Award.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled USAID Seeks Innovative Solutions to Address Critical Health Barriers for Adolescents.
Sadrack ORDENA has created the Organization titled CATRECI ( CENTRE D'ASSISTANCE TECHNIQUE ET DE RENFORCEMENT DE CAPACITÉ INSTITUTIONNELLE.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Humanitarian Grand Challenge (Apply by April 12).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Adobe Project 1324 Challenge: Expanding participation for conflict-affected youth.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Sexuality Education, Life Skills, and Empowerment .
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Violence against children in Afghanistan: Concerns and opportunities for positive change.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Preventing violence against children in schools: Contributions from the Be Safe program in Sri Lanka.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Exploring links between common mental health problems, alcohol/substance use and perpetration of intimate partner violence: a rapid ethnographic assessment with men in urban Kenya..

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,690 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,665 Participate with research or a study
1,553 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,540 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,469 Join an innovation team
1,408 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,362 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,264 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,244 Be a mentor
1,183 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,123 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,080 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,077 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,075 Serve on a board of directors
1,030 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
993 Share my knowledge of the market
960 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
933 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,292 Education
2,211 Economic Growth and Trade
1,882 Environment
1,772 Health
1,731 Agriculture
1,705 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,563 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,383 Energy
1,205 Youth
1,203 Gender

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Ali Moharrek has followed Global Innovation Exchange.
Fanes Priva has followed Johann Alexis Bounouni.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Katie Shipley.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Alessandra Feola.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Julie Adams.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Sarah Abboud.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Alexis Bonnell.
Mélissa Padberg has followed Dave Alex Mercier.
Alice Nkunzimana has followed Kathryn Adams.
Ali Moharrek has followed Hanaa Ali.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,536 Africa
918 Latin America / Caribbean
896 Asia and Pacific
878 North America
507 Europe and Eurasia
359 Middle East
246 Indonesia