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.

5,591 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
901 Connect us with funding and resources
203 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
158 Become a partner
149 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
929 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
918 Agriculture
875 Infectious & Vector Diseases
663 Medical Devices & Technology
594 Health Promotion
546 Energy
541 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
18,917 collaborators, offering 25,742 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Fritzmane Alcimbert has created the Organization titled FEJEG Consult.
Emmanuel Udomisor has created the Innovation titled Cassava Processing Plants.
Carl Lacrete has created the Organization titled Aleph.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled YouthPower Event: Achieving 90²: Young People, HIV Testing Services and Linkage to Treatment .
Liam Kierans has created the Funding Ops titled HDIF Round 3.
Tom Feeny has created the Resource titled Insights on Measuring the Impact of Innovation.
Tom Feeny has created the Resource titled Scaling Innovation - Good Practice Guide.
Tom Feeny has created the Resource titled Insights on Scaling Innovation.
Benjamin Pezzillo has created the Innovation titled Pactriglo.
Vanessa Leon has created the Funding Ops titled Gen H Social Venture Competition 2017.
Vanessa Leon has created the Innovation titled Boane Village Demonstration.
Vanessa Leon has created the Innovation titled Integrated Water Resources International .
Vanessa Leon has created the Innovation titled Kampala Demonstration Project.
Vanessa Leon has created the Innovation titled Mukuba Natwange Demonstration Project.
Vanessa Leon has created the Innovation titled Upande and Nakura Rural Water & Sanitation Co. .

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,274 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,271 Participate with research or a study
1,223 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,203 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,138 Join an innovation team
1,113 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,087 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
975 Evaluate/Review an innovation
937 Be a mentor
932 Test an innovation and provide feedback
846 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
829 Speak and be refereed to the press
826 Serve on a board of directors
817 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
815 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
753 Share my knowledge of the market
732 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
654 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

1,849 Economic Growth and Trade
1,829 Education
1,523 Environment
1,453 Health
1,355 Agriculture
1,310 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,289 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,120 Energy
961 Gender
870 Youth

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,237 Africa
697 North America
696 Asia and Pacific
458 Latin America / Caribbean
398 Europe and Eurasia
280 Middle East
156 Indonesia