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.

5,848 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.

1,718 Share your thoughts
1,005 Connect us with funding and resources
221 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
192 Become a partner
164 Test our innovation and provide feedback
163 Advised by the Exchange
115 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
111 Participate with research or a study
110 Help us evaluate our impact
108 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,493 Health
1,248 Education
991 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
965 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
599 Economic Growth and Trade
599 Environment
598 Health Promotion
998 Funding Opportunities available from over 149 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$546.7M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$164.2M Economic Growth and Trade
$130.6M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$128.5M Other
$121.3M Education
$110M Agriculture
24,371 collaborators, offering 34,501 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,716 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,691 Participate with research or a study
1,578 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,566 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,495 Join an innovation team
1,429 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,380 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,280 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,263 Be a mentor
1,201 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,142 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,096 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,095 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,090 Serve on a board of directors
1,046 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
1,011 Share my knowledge of the market
977 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
951 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,332 Education
2,231 Economic Growth and Trade
1,902 Environment
1,794 Health
1,755 Agriculture
1,738 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,574 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,401 Energy
1,228 Youth
1,219 Gender

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,556 Africa
943 Latin America / Caribbean
908 Asia and Pacific
891 North America
520 Europe and Eurasia
368 Middle East
256 Indonesia