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.

5,816 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
592 Economic Growth and Trade
583 Energy
987 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
22,040 collaborators, offering 32,913 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Coralie Pierre has created the Organization titled PanAmerican Development Foundation (PADF).
Cassandre Honore has created the Event titled 6th Annual Buy Haitian, Restore Haiti Conference.
FinInc Admin has created the Funding Ops titled RFP for Development of a Website for Association Nationale des IMF des d’Haiti (ANIMH) .
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Context Matters: How Understanding Social Norms Is Imperative to Addressing Child Marriage.
Gilles Sassine has created the Funding Ops titled Request for Applications --- Innovative Solutions to Development Challenges in Haiti.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled ​Call for papers: Special IPED issue, "Intersectional and Cultural Aspects of Schools Related Gender-based Violence in Europe".
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Webinar: Launch of Gender-Based Violence Quality Assurance Standards.
Cassandre Honore has created the Organization titled Partners Worldwide.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Robust Prediction of Individual Creative Ability from Brain Functional Connectivity.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Webinar | Mining Youth Data for Actionable Insights: The 2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled 2018 On-Demand Youth Leadership Program (Apply by March 12).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Seeking Applications for 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program (Apply by March 12).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled United States Department of State’s Bureau of CT: Masculinity and Violent Extremism in Kenya (Apply by Feb. 26).
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Proposal for the governance of the EU Youth Strategy.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Call Open: European Youth Initiative Fund 2018 (Apply by March 4).

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,639 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,618 Participate with research or a study
1,520 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,509 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,424 Join an innovation team
1,372 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,334 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,230 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,206 Be a mentor
1,153 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,090 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,049 Serve on a board of directors
1,039 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,033 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,003 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
965 Share my knowledge of the market
927 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
897 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,243 Education
2,170 Economic Growth and Trade
1,843 Environment
1,742 Health
1,682 Agriculture
1,650 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,531 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,347 Energy
1,172 Gender
1,168 Youth

Latest User Connections

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,499 Africa
880 Latin America / Caribbean
871 Asia and Pacific
853 North America
487 Europe and Eurasia
343 Middle East
226 Indonesia