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.

5,815 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
979 Connect us with funding and resources
219 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
192 Become a partner
161 Test our innovation and provide feedback
160 Advised by the Exchange
113 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
110 Help us evaluate our impact
110 Participate with research or a study
105 Help us prototype our innovation

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,489 Health
1,243 Education
982 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
963 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
597 Health Promotion
592 Economic Growth and Trade
583 Environment
977 Funding Opportunities available from over 148 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$544.5M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$162.1M Economic Growth and Trade
$128.4M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$126.3M Other
$119M Education
$107.2M Agriculture
21,499 collaborators, offering 31,929 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Gift Gana has created the Innovation titled Dr CADx.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Twitter chat: "Positive Steps to End Gender-Based Violence in Education and with Education".
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Conceptual Framework for Measuring School-Related Gender-Based Violence.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Investment in Child and Adolescent Health and Development: Key Messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd Edition (Paywall).
Ali Moharrek has created the Innovation titled YouthPower4SDGs.
Steven Price has created the Innovation titled FluidEngine™.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Understanding the Unique Experiences, Perspectives and Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Very Young Adolescents: Somali Refugees in Ethiopia.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled The U.S. DREAMS Partnership: Breaking Barriers to HIV Prevention for Adolescent Girls & Young Women in Swaziland and Uganda.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Webinar - Scaling Up: Integrating Soft Skills Learning in Formal Education Systems.
Isabelle Alerte has created the Resource titled USAID LEVE Presents: Your Size.
FinInc Admin has created the Resource titled Rapport Sur La Protection des Consommateurs de Services Financiers et L’education Financiere en Haiti.
Isabelle Alerte has created the Resource titled Building Linkages in Haiti's First Construction Fair & Olympiad Skills Competition.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Youth Compass Template.
Isabelle Alerte has created the Resource titled What is the USAID LEVE Project?.
Isabelle Alerte has created the Resource titled Caribbean Harvest: The Total Value Chain & Social Engineering Experience.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,589 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,573 Participate with research or a study
1,481 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,471 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,394 Join an innovation team
1,340 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,300 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,195 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,175 Be a mentor
1,122 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,058 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,021 Serve on a board of directors
1,011 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,000 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
979 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
934 Share my knowledge of the market
902 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
867 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,189 Education
2,128 Economic Growth and Trade
1,801 Environment
1,700 Health
1,641 Agriculture
1,606 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,507 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,314 Energy
1,148 Gender
1,134 Youth

Latest User Connections

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,465 Africa
852 Latin America / Caribbean
838 Asia and Pacific
836 North America
476 Europe and Eurasia
335 Middle East
213 Indonesia