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.

5,805 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.

1,715 Share your thoughts
971 Connect us with funding and resources
219 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
187 Become a partner
161 Test our innovation and provide feedback
157 Advised by the Exchange
111 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
109 Help us evaluate our impact
107 Participate with research or a study
103 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,488 Health
1,242 Education
981 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
964 Prevention & Vaccination
962 Agriculture
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
597 Health Promotion
592 Economic Growth and Trade
581 Environment
977 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
$128.4M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$126.3M Other
$119M Education
$107.2M Agriculture
21,159 collaborators, offering 31,300 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,560 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,544 Participate with research or a study
1,451 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,448 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,367 Join an innovation team
1,322 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,279 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,166 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,155 Be a mentor
1,098 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,040 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,002 Serve on a board of directors
995 Speak and be refereed to the press
983 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
962 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
913 Share my knowledge of the market
884 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
847 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,154 Education
2,107 Economic Growth and Trade
1,775 Environment
1,670 Health
1,618 Agriculture
1,567 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,491 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,290 Energy
1,129 Gender
1,105 Youth

Latest User Connections

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,433 Africa
837 Latin America / Caribbean
822 North America
819 Asia and Pacific
466 Europe and Eurasia
331 Middle East
208 Indonesia