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.

5,069 Innovations created in 140 countries and implemented in 186 countries across 215 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,693 Share your thoughts
708 Connect us with funding and resources
126 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
112 Become a partner
100 Test our innovation and provide feedback
85 Advised by the Exchange
66 Assistance with the Press
65 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
63 Help us evaluate our impact
61 Help us prototype our innovation

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,260 Health
1,071 Education
948 Prevention & Vaccination
861 Infectious & Vector Diseases
786 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
709 Agriculture
646 Medical Devices & Technology
576 Health Promotion
499 Health Metrics & Evaluation
461 Energy
794 Funding Opportunities available from over 132 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$463.9M Health
$306M Prevention & Vaccination
$235M Health Promotion
$232.4M Medical Devices & Technology
$229.5M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$133.9M Economic Growth and Trade
$114.2M Other
$89.9M Education
$81.6M Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
$81.5M Agriculture
16,908 collaborators, offering 20,098 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Innovative Farmers has created the Innovation titled Innovative mechanization services for potato growers .
Innovative Farmers has created the Innovation titled ICT in Agriculture .
Innovative Farmers has created the Innovation titled Farmer Query System .
Innovative Farmers has created the Innovation titled E-traceability .
Innovative Farmers has created the Innovation titled Disease Identification and Prevention Expert System(DIPES) .
Innovative Farmers has created the Innovation titled Biochar for soil improvement .
Gillian Alonso has created the Innovation titled FOOD FINDER.
Sunghyeon Cho has created the Innovation titled A.I. urban development.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Be Bold for Change: How Women Are Changing Society and the World.
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Global Adolescent Health Course Through Coursera.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Feeling ‘Blue’: Pornography and Sex Education in Eastern Africa.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Digital Pathways to Sex Education Catherine Müller, Pauline Oosterhoff and Michelle Chakkalackal.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled ByeTaboo: Expanding Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Education.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled New Digital Ways of Delivering Sex Education: A Practice Perspective.
Aiste Degesys has created the Program titled Portable Mobile Learning System: A Rural Training Solution for Health Workers.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

971 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
969 Participate with research or a study
966 Provide feedback on an innovation
948 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
869 Join an innovation team
863 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
859 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
740 Evaluate/Review an innovation
728 Be a mentor
710 Test an innovation and provide feedback
660 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
657 Speak and be refereed to the press
655 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
651 Serve on a board of directors
637 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
577 Share my knowledge of the market
571 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
509 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

1,634 Economic Growth and Trade
1,553 Education
1,218 Health
1,180 Environment
1,127 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,035 Agriculture
997 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
886 Energy
791 Gender
671 Youth

Latest User Connections

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

979 Africa
579 North America
515 Asia and Pacific
341 Latin America / Caribbean
299 Europe and Eurasia
215 Middle East
120 Indonesia