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
163 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
106 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
966 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
598 Health Promotion
596 Economic Growth and Trade
589 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
23,920 collaborators, offering 33,665 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Abduljabbar Zia Usman has created the Innovation titled Glass recycling.
Pierre Philippe Wilson REGISTE has created the Event titled Formation Continue Sur Excel .
Jacques Venel has created the Organization titled CRED.
Jacques Venel has created the Organization titled CRED.
Jacques Venel has created the Organization titled CRED.
Allison Ettenger has created the Funding Ops titled Saving Lives at Birth: Round 8.
Adrian Katema has created the Innovation titled Organic Food in Organic Groundnut Sauce Canning Business Project.
Jacqui Poon has created the Innovation titled farmingdata.io - mobile trading platform for farmers and buyers.
Hameed Wahid has created the Innovation titled Kenrica Organics.
c byrne has created the Organization titled Thomas Mansfield.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled YouthMappers: Celebrating 100 Chapters in 100 Weeks.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Flipping the script: Men as partners in advancing gender equity.
Gilles Sassine has created the Funding Ops titled Mini training on " Conflict Management in the Workplace - How to effectively resolve conflict at work ".
Diego Ruiz has created the Innovation titled Marcas que Marcan.
Ipena Lucien has created the Program titled REZO.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,681 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,653 Participate with research or a study
1,544 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,533 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,456 Join an innovation team
1,400 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,353 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,254 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,234 Be a mentor
1,176 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,115 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,071 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,069 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,066 Serve on a board of directors
1,024 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
987 Share my knowledge of the market
953 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
922 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,278 Education
2,197 Economic Growth and Trade
1,874 Environment
1,759 Health
1,721 Agriculture
1,689 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,553 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,374 Energy
1,192 Gender
1,191 Youth

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

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.
Ali Moharrek has followed Amandeep Dhaliwal.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,525 Africa
909 Latin America / Caribbean
890 Asia and Pacific
874 North America
501 Europe and Eurasia
355 Middle East
242 Indonesia