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.

5,381 Innovations created in 146 countries and implemented in 186 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,712 Share your thoughts
856 Connect us with funding and resources
179 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
153 Become a partner
129 Test our innovation and provide feedback
126 Advised by the Exchange
92 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
89 Help us evaluate our impact
86 Assistance with the Press
85 Participate with research or a study

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,372 Health
1,153 Education
960 Prevention & Vaccination
885 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
872 Infectious & Vector Diseases
821 Agriculture
657 Medical Devices & Technology
591 Health Promotion
521 Energy
511 Economic Growth and Trade
827 Funding Opportunities available from over 134 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$471M Health
$306.5M Prevention & Vaccination
$235.7M Health Promotion
$232.6M Medical Devices & Technology
$229.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$135.3M Economic Growth and Trade
$115.2M Other
$91.4M Education
$88.3M Agriculture
$83.1M Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
17,625 collaborators, offering 22,483 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Bayo Jekayinfa has created the Innovation titled Agripreneur Platform for Community Development.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Integrating Community-Based Family Planning Services with Local Marine Conservation Initiatives in Southwest Madagascar: Changes in Contraceptive Use and Fertility.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled The Association Between Unintended Births and Poor Child Development in India: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study (Paywall).
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Unmet Need and Sex: Investigating the Role of Coital Frequency in Fertility Control.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Links Between Education and Age at Marriage among Palestinian Women in Israel: Changes Over Time.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Recent Trends in Premarital Fertility across Sub-Saharan Africa (Paywall).
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled YPAR Hub.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Explore: Toolkit for Involving Young People as Researchers in Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled Youth as Researchers Training Manual.
Manish Soni has created the Organization titled City Guide Page.
Anteneh Gashaw has created the Innovation titled Manual extension of pickup trunk for road safety and space utilization.
Olumide Martins Temenu has created the Innovation titled Promoting Accessibility to Apprenticeship towards Employment Opportunities,Youth Engagement , Peace and Climate Sustainability in Africa.
Zohra Coday has created the Resource titled Zoho Projects.
Zohra Coday has created the Resource titled WTO Tariff Download Facility.
Zohra Coday has created the Resource titled World Bank LSMS.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,102 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,094 Participate with research or a study
1,079 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,055 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
990 Join an innovation team
978 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
965 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
838 Evaluate/Review an innovation
810 Be a mentor
804 Test an innovation and provide feedback
738 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
735 Speak and be refereed to the press
734 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
724 Serve on a board of directors
712 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
649 Share my knowledge of the market
639 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
564 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

1,727 Economic Growth and Trade
1,672 Education
1,338 Health
1,312 Environment
1,201 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,145 Agriculture
1,143 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
985 Energy
869 Gender
763 Youth

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Funmilola Ojelade has followed Bayo Jekayinfa.
Bayo Jekayinfa has followed Funmilola Ojelade.
Rebecca Firth has followed Nate Smith.
JOHN COULANGES has followed Dave Ludwig.
Marietta Avakova has followed Grace Kim.
Jai Hind Rathore has followed Pratibha Rathore.
Yutaka Shikano has followed Miyoko Watanabe.
Suganth Kannan has followed Morelia Curiel.
Suganth Kannan has followed Talar Terzian.
Marietta Avakova has followed Luca Carrai.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,101 Africa
632 North America
586 Asia and Pacific
381 Latin America / Caribbean
351 Europe and Eurasia
243 Middle East
137 Indonesia