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.

5,892 Innovations created in 152 countries and implemented in 189 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,721 Share your thoughts
1,020 Connect us with funding and resources
228 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
195 Become a partner
166 Test our innovation and provide feedback
163 Advised by the Exchange
118 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
114 Help us evaluate our impact
114 Participate with research or a study
110 Help us prototype our innovation

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,504 Health
1,264 Education
1,002 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
972 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
675 Medical Devices & Technology
609 Economic Growth and Trade
606 Environment
599 Energy
1,019 Funding Opportunities available from over 150 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
24,978 collaborators, offering 35,471 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Hate Speech and the Challenges of Post-Election Peacebuilding in Nigeria.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Launch Event: Prevention of Violent Extremism through Youth Empowerment in Jordan, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Resilience Measurement and Analysis.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Building an Evidence Base on Rural Youth Employment and Livelihoods.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Innovations in Youth Employment: Insights from the NEO Initiative..
Pulkit Gogna has created the Innovation titled Bharatsthali.
Gersan Valcin has created the Organization titled Mission Chrétienne Sans Frontière.
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Operator (Opérateur, Centrale Electrique) .
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Lead Operator (Chef d'Opération, Centrale Electrique) .
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Cleaner (Nettoyeur, Centrale Electrique).
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Mechanic (Mécanicien, Centrale Electrique).
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Operation Supervisor (Superviseur d’Opérations, Centrale Electrique).
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre D'emploi - Power Plant Lead Mechanic Mnt (Chef Mécanicien d'Entretien, Central Electrique) .
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Lead Electrical Mnt (Chef Electricien d'Entretien, Central Electrique) .
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Electrical Technician (Technicien en Electricité, Central Electrique).

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,772 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,734 Participate with research or a study
1,614 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,600 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,544 Join an innovation team
1,472 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,412 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,313 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,305 Be a mentor
1,231 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,185 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,135 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,124 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,115 Serve on a board of directors
1,078 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
1,029 Share my knowledge of the market
1,005 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
995 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,387 Education
2,267 Economic Growth and Trade
1,935 Environment
1,836 Health
1,788 Agriculture
1,780 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,604 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,424 Energy
1,279 Youth
1,259 Gender

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Ali Moharrek has followed Jana Krimpe.
Ali Moharrek has followed Niousha Zadeh.
Ali Moharrek has followed UFA GLOBAL AGRI-BUSINESS.
Ali Moharrek has followed Christina M. Alfonso.
Ali Moharrek has followed Julie Adams.
Ali Moharrek has followed Jamil Mazzawi.
Ali Moharrek has followed Jacqui Deelstra.
Ali Moharrek has followed Kelly Cheung.
Ali Moharrek has followed SARFARAZ ARAZ.
ZOUNGRANA JEAN has followed Julie Adams.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,599 Africa
971 Latin America / Caribbean
932 Asia and Pacific
906 North America
526 Europe and Eurasia
374 Middle East
272 Indonesia