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
23,975 collaborators, offering 33,737 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled UNITE 2030: Uniting Youth for Equality (Apply by March 28).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled International Youth Summit 2018 in Uzbekistan (Deadline: Feb. 28).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Glocal International Teen Conference 2018 (Speakers and Presenters apply by March 14).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Apply for Global Youth Summit 2018 in Switzerland (Deadline: March 4).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled iEARN (The International Education and Resource Network) 2018 International Conference and Youth Summit .
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled World Peace Youth Webinar.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Gender and Information Communication Technology Survey Toolkit - XLSform.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Lego Idea Conference: Empowering Children to Shape Tomorrow.
YouthPower Admin has created the News titled Strength of a Woman and Inspiring Career Choices from K-YES Project.
YouthPower Admin has created the News titled K-YES is entering Phase II and expanding into four new counties.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled “Africa Rising Reporting Workshop”! Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s funding (by Feb. 23).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Breaking down Silos: Kenya Innovate and Learn Grants (Closing Date: June 1).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme: Opportunity to Travel to Brussels (Apply by March 2).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme: Opportunity to Travel to Brussels (Apply by March 2).
Gilles Sassine has created the Resource titled 10 TIPS FOR WORKING WITH USAID IMPLEMENTERS.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,684 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,658 Participate with research or a study
1,547 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,535 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,461 Join an innovation team
1,402 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,356 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,257 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,237 Be a mentor
1,177 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,117 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,074 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,072 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,069 Serve on a board of directors
1,025 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
988 Share my knowledge of the market
955 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
927 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,284 Education
2,202 Economic Growth and Trade
1,877 Environment
1,765 Health
1,725 Agriculture
1,697 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,555 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,378 Energy
1,196 Youth
1,195 Gender

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

1,532 Africa
910 Latin America / Caribbean
893 Asia and Pacific
875 North America
503 Europe and Eurasia
356 Middle East
244 Indonesia