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.

5,594 Innovations created in 147 countries and implemented in 186 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,718 Share your thoughts
902 Connect us with funding and resources
204 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
159 Become a partner
150 Test our innovation and provide feedback
146 Advised by the Exchange
103 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
101 Participate with research or a study
99 Help us evaluate our impact
96 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,418 Health
1,176 Education
959 Prevention & Vaccination
931 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
919 Agriculture
875 Infectious & Vector Diseases
663 Medical Devices & Technology
594 Health Promotion
548 Energy
542 Economic Growth and Trade
927 Funding Opportunities available from over 139 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$532.9M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$150.1M Economic Growth and Trade
$126.2M Other
$110M Agriculture
$109.8M Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
$108.4M Education
18,949 collaborators, offering 25,855 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 Module 2 - Slides: Increasing our Development Impact.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 2 - Handout 4: Youth Priorities in Development.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 2 - Handout 3: Impact of Peer Education.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 2 - Handout 2: Perspectives of Youth in South Africa.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 2 - Handout 1: The Social Profile of Youth in South Africa, 2009–2014.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 2 - Case Study 2: Improving Access to Family Planning Services for Rural Adolescents, Zimbabwe.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 2 - Case Study 1 Case Study: Tikambe Youth Media, Zambia.
Ted Barlow has created the Organization titled NouKod.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 1, Slides: Who Are Young People? .
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 1 - Handout 2: Young Ambassadors Design Workshop.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module1 - Handout 1: Characteristic Prompt Sheets.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Module 1 - Case Study 1: Mabinti Tushike Hatamu (Girls Let’s Be Leaders), Tanzania.
Gilles Sassine has created the Resource titled RAPPORT BRH 20 JUIN 2017.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Guiding Principles for Building Soft and Life Skills among Adolescents and Young Adults.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled REAL Centre: Inclusive Learning and Teaching - Lessons from the Past Two Decades (Live Streaming).

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,278 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,276 Participate with research or a study
1,228 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,207 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,142 Join an innovation team
1,115 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,091 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
979 Evaluate/Review an innovation
943 Be a mentor
936 Test an innovation and provide feedback
848 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
833 Speak and be refereed to the press
829 Serve on a board of directors
818 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
818 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
757 Share my knowledge of the market
733 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
655 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

1,852 Economic Growth and Trade
1,835 Education
1,524 Environment
1,456 Health
1,355 Agriculture
1,318 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,291 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,121 Energy
964 Gender
872 Youth

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,238 Africa
699 North America
699 Asia and Pacific
469 Latin America / Caribbean
398 Europe and Eurasia
281 Middle East
157 Indonesia