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.

5,815 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.

1,716 Share your thoughts
980 Connect us with funding and resources
219 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
190 Become a partner
162 Test our innovation and provide feedback
158 Advised by the Exchange
112 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
111 Participate with research or a study
110 Help us evaluate our impact
104 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,490 Health
1,244 Education
981 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
963 Prevention & Vaccination
961 Agriculture
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
597 Health Promotion
591 Economic Growth and Trade
583 Energy
983 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
$128.5M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$126.3M Other
$119M Education
$107.4M Agriculture
21,966 collaborators, offering 32,816 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Hi Tech Laptop Mobile Courses has created the Organization titled Hi Tech Laptop Mobile Courses.
Varnell Castor has created the Innovation titled Cogenerated, Air-to-Electricity & Water Generator and Storage Microgrid that provides Onsite Energy Harvesting and Onsite Water Harvesting Capabilities.
Marie Evadie Daniel has created the Resource titled La revue des finances publiques #2.
McKinnley Workman has created the Organization titled Lakay Vèt S.A..
Elon Danziger has created the Innovation titled NoviGuide: a neonatal care companion.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Combining Nonviolent Action and Peacebuilding.
Health N Shape has created the Organization titled Health n Shape Clinic.
Arcynta Childs has created the Program titled Humanitarian Grand Challenge.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Projects for Peace - Apply by January 21.
wisner CELUCUS has created the Organization titled J/P Haitian Relief Organization.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled What Land Means to Youth.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled How Responsive is Your Land Programme to the Needs of Youth? Guidebook on the GLTN Youth and Land Responsiveness Criteria.
Annexorien Technology has created the Organization titled Annexorien Technology Private Limited.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled Youth Extremism Series.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled Equipping Young People to Make a Change in Agriculture.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,631 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,613 Participate with research or a study
1,519 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,505 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,421 Join an innovation team
1,369 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,330 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,227 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,201 Be a mentor
1,151 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,087 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,048 Serve on a board of directors
1,038 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,032 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,000 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
962 Share my knowledge of the market
923 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
891 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,236 Education
2,163 Economic Growth and Trade
1,841 Environment
1,739 Health
1,679 Agriculture
1,640 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,526 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,344 Energy
1,166 Gender
1,164 Youth

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,497 Africa
871 Latin America / Caribbean
865 Asia and Pacific
852 North America
487 Europe and Eurasia
343 Middle East
225 Indonesia