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.

5,891 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
162 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
971 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
675 Medical Devices & Technology
609 Economic Growth and Trade
605 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
24,900 collaborators, offering 35,361 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

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).
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Paper-to-Mobile Data Collection: A Manual.
Nathalie Marc-Charles has created the Funding Ops titled Offre d'Emploi - Power Plant Manager (Manager de Central Electrique).
megan bontempo has created the Innovation titled CyberRwanda.
Tinashe Rufurwadzo has created the Innovation titled Differentiated service delivery for children, adolescents and young people living with HIV.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Last-Mile Digital Connectivity Initiative: Investor Landscape.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Last-Mile Digital Connectivity Initiative: Enterprise Landscape.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Engaging Youth in Agriculture: A resource guide about the integration of youth into Feed the Future and Global Food Security Strategy.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,766 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,729 Participate with research or a study
1,611 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,596 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,541 Join an innovation team
1,468 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,408 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,311 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,303 Be a mentor
1,228 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,179 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,127 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,120 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,114 Serve on a board of directors
1,076 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
1,027 Share my knowledge of the market
1,000 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
989 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,378 Education
2,264 Economic Growth and Trade
1,932 Environment
1,832 Health
1,783 Agriculture
1,777 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,601 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,422 Energy
1,275 Youth
1,256 Gender

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,595 Africa
969 Latin America / Caribbean
928 Asia and Pacific
905 North America
525 Europe and Eurasia
374 Middle East
270 Indonesia