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.

5,743 Innovations created in 148 countries and implemented in 188 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,719 Share your thoughts
928 Connect us with funding and resources
211 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
168 Become a partner
153 Test our innovation and provide feedback
150 Advised by the Exchange
105 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
102 Participate with research or a study
101 Help us evaluate our impact
98 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,471 Health
1,224 Education
969 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
964 Prevention & Vaccination
950 Agriculture
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
673 Medical Devices & Technology
596 Health Promotion
579 Economic Growth and Trade
566 Energy
957 Funding Opportunities available from over 144 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$532.9M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$151.7M Economic Growth and Trade
$126.3M Other
$118.4M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$108.9M Education
$106.8M Agriculture
20,309 collaborators, offering 28,821 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Mélissa Padberg has created the Organization titled Mapou Foundation.
Tiago Borges Coelho has created the Organization titled MOPA.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Indonesia's National Broadband Plan: Connecting People. Transforming Nations. .
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Case Study: High-Speed Network Enriches Care of Refugees.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled Case Study: Delivering Low-Cost Broadband to Rural Kenya.
Dolovantz Tilus has created the Organization titled Institution Humanitaire Theta.
Marie Lydie Duvivier has created the Organization titled Anna Pwodwi Lokal.
Marie Lydie Duvivier has created the Organization titled Organisation des Jeunes pour le Developpement des Enfants (OJDE).
Doudly Elius has created the Organization titled Association pour l'Autonomisation des Femmes Haitiennes a Mobilite Reduite (AAFHAMR).
Marie Lydie Duvivier has created the Organization titled Haiti Staffing & Business Resources (HS&BR).
Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini has created the Funding Ops titled Call for Solutions: Open Innovation for Community Care.
Jessica Vernon has created the Innovation titled Maisha Meds - Technology advancing primary care in East Africa.
DE MAUPEOU Virginie has created the Innovation titled 1001fontaines - Water social micro-enterprises.
Alexandra Lallement has created the Funding Ops titled test.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled USAID Digital Inclusion Program in Boqueron.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,440 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,423 Participate with research or a study
1,337 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,334 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,266 Join an innovation team
1,203 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,183 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,076 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,065 Be a mentor
1,013 Test an innovation and provide feedback
961 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
923 Serve on a board of directors
911 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
909 Speak and be refereed to the press
890 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
847 Share my knowledge of the market
811 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
781 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,029 Education
1,992 Economic Growth and Trade
1,675 Environment
1,573 Health
1,512 Agriculture
1,443 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,403 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,208 Energy
1,057 Gender
1,012 Youth

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Dolovantz Tilus has followed Alice Nkunzimana.
Jojo Marseille has followed Wilfene Richelieu.
Abdulwali Al has followed Donna Vincent Roa, PhD, CDPM®.
Abdulwali Al has followed Alie Eleveld.
Abdulwali Al has followed Fred Colgan.
Ali Moharrek has followed SYLVESTER OKERE.
Ali Moharrek has followed Liudmila Suvorovs.
Ali Moharrek has followed Katrin Puetz.
Ali Moharrek has followed Samantha Majerus.
Ali Moharrek has followed Alireza Rastegar.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,322 Africa
779 Latin America / Caribbean
770 North America
752 Asia and Pacific
430 Europe and Eurasia
308 Middle East
179 Indonesia