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.

5,788 Innovations created in 149 countries and implemented in 188 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,718 Share your thoughts
963 Connect us with funding and resources
218 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
181 Become a partner
158 Test our innovation and provide feedback
156 Advised by the Exchange
109 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
108 Help us evaluate our impact
106 Participate with research or a study
102 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,484 Health
1,237 Education
977 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
963 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
675 Medical Devices & Technology
597 Health Promotion
588 Economic Growth and Trade
578 Environment
971 Funding Opportunities available from over 146 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$534.4M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$152.1M Economic Growth and Trade
$126.3M Other
$118.4M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$108.9M Education
$107.1M Agriculture
20,815 collaborators, offering 30,448 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Franckenson Desir has created the Program titled Projet de Boites-à-Livres en Milieu Scolaire (PROBLEMS).
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled Increasing the Development Impact of Remittances among Filipino Migrants in Rome.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled 3ie Evidence Database.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled 3ie Evidence Gap Maps.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled CommCare Evidence Base.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled GiveWell Intervention Reports.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled LINC’s Network Analysis Tool.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled Closing the Gender Gap for Women Farmers.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled The Behavioral Evidence Hub.
Yasmine Williams has created the Resource titled Foundations Don't Know What They're Risking.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled High Level Launch of United Nations and World Bank Study Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict Main Messages and Emerging Policy Directions by the United Nations Secretary-General and World Bank President .
Clara van Praag has created the Resource titled HIF Evaluation: Learning from Five Years of Action.
Dave Alex Mercier has created the Organization titled ZoomHaitiTV.
Yasmine Williams has created the Organization titled GSA's Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES).
Yasmine Williams has created the Organization titled Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) at the World Bank.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,518 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,503 Participate with research or a study
1,416 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,410 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,329 Join an innovation team
1,283 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,248 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,139 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,127 Be a mentor
1,068 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,006 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
973 Serve on a board of directors
969 Speak and be refereed to the press
960 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
940 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
889 Share my knowledge of the market
860 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
822 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,113 Education
2,067 Economic Growth and Trade
1,740 Environment
1,640 Health
1,571 Agriculture
1,520 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,470 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,263 Energy
1,104 Gender
1,071 Youth

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Vanu Bose has followed Seth Taylor.
Ali Moharrek has followed Ahmed Abbas.
Ali Moharrek has followed Sarah Abboud.
Dave Alex Mercier has followed Mélissa Padberg.
Ivan Molina Allende has followed Tom Feeny.
Obiorah Peter has followed Simon Adongo A.
Obiorah Peter has followed Bayo Adelaja.
Obiorah Peter has followed Natalie Relich.
Obiorah Peter has followed Lauren McKown.
Obiorah Peter has followed Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,397 Africa
818 Latin America / Caribbean
805 North America
794 Asia and Pacific
454 Europe and Eurasia
321 Middle East
198 Indonesia