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.

5,590 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
900 Connect us with funding and resources
203 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
157 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
927 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
917 Agriculture
875 Infectious & Vector Diseases
663 Medical Devices & Technology
594 Health Promotion
546 Energy
539 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
18,914 collaborators, offering 25,721 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

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. .
Vanessa Leon has created the Innovation titled Narayi Zone Demonstration Project.
Vanessa Leon has created the Innovation titled City of Tshwane Water Loss Project .

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,273 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,270 Participate with research or a study
1,222 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,202 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,136 Join an innovation team
1,113 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,086 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
974 Evaluate/Review an innovation
936 Be a mentor
931 Test an innovation and provide feedback
845 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
829 Speak and be refereed to the press
825 Serve on a board of directors
816 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
814 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
752 Share my knowledge of the market
732 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
653 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

1,847 Economic Growth and Trade
1,827 Education
1,521 Environment
1,452 Health
1,354 Agriculture
1,309 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,288 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,120 Energy
960 Gender
870 Youth

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,236 Africa
697 North America
696 Asia and Pacific
456 Latin America / Caribbean
398 Europe and Eurasia
280 Middle East
156 Indonesia