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.

5,834 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.

1,717 Share your thoughts
993 Connect us with funding and resources
222 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
192 Become a partner
163 Advised by the Exchange
162 Test our innovation and provide feedback
115 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
111 Participate with research or a study
110 Help us evaluate our impact
106 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,492 Health
1,246 Education
984 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
966 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
598 Health Promotion
596 Economic Growth and Trade
589 Environment
991 Funding Opportunities available from over 149 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$544.7M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$162.2M Economic Growth and Trade
$128.6M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$126.5M Other
$119.2M Education
$107.6M Agriculture
23,950 collaborators, offering 33,717 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 “Africa Rising Reporting Workshop”! Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s funding (by Feb. 23).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Breaking down Silos: Kenya Innovate and Learn Grants (Closing Date: June 1).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme: Opportunity to Travel to Brussels (Apply by March 2).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme: Opportunity to Travel to Brussels (Apply by March 2).
Gilles Sassine has created the Resource titled 10 TIPS FOR WORKING WITH USAID IMPLEMENTERS.
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled Industrial Technical Trainer Certification 2018 .
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled Statistical Sampling Plans - Methods and Applications 2018 .
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled Managing Your FDA Inspection: Before, During and After 2018 .
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled HIPAA Compliance - Clear, Complete, Step-by-Step.
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled Preparing the Marketing Authorization Application in the EU, with a focus on the product information.
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP) 2018 .
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled The Use of Drug Master Files & Quality Agreements: Understanding and Meeting your Regulatory and Processing Responsibilities .
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled eCTD Submissions of IND/NDA to the US FDA, EU and Canada 2018 .
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled A Risk Based Strategy for the Development & Validation of and Validation of Analytical Methods with a QbD Approach .
Netzealous LLC has created the Event titled Evolution of the Quality Management System - How to go from Surviving to Thriving 2018 .

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,683 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,657 Participate with research or a study
1,546 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,534 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,458 Join an innovation team
1,401 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,356 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,256 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,236 Be a mentor
1,177 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,116 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,073 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,072 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,068 Serve on a board of directors
1,024 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
987 Share my knowledge of the market
955 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
926 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,282 Education
2,201 Economic Growth and Trade
1,876 Environment
1,763 Health
1,723 Agriculture
1,694 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,554 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,377 Energy
1,195 Youth
1,194 Gender

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Fanes Priva has followed Johann Alexis Bounouni.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Katie Shipley.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Alessandra Feola.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Julie Adams.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Sarah Abboud.
Mark C. Nwafor has followed Alexis Bonnell.
Mélissa Padberg has followed Dave Alex Mercier.
Alice Nkunzimana has followed Kathryn Adams.
Ali Moharrek has followed Hanaa Ali.
Ali Moharrek has followed Amandeep Dhaliwal.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,529 Africa
910 Latin America / Caribbean
892 Asia and Pacific
875 North America
503 Europe and Eurasia
356 Middle East
242 Indonesia