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.

5,815 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.

1,716 Share your thoughts
979 Connect us with funding and resources
219 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
192 Become a partner
161 Test our innovation and provide feedback
160 Advised by the Exchange
113 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
110 Help us evaluate our impact
110 Participate with research or a study
104 Help us prototype our innovation

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,490 Health
1,243 Education
982 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
963 Agriculture
963 Prevention & Vaccination
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
597 Health Promotion
593 Economic Growth and Trade
584 Environment
978 Funding Opportunities available from over 148 funding organizations and individual donors.

Top Sectors

Measured in millions of dollars.

$544.5M Health
$307.6M Prevention & Vaccination
$283.9M Health Promotion
$274.8M eHealth and Health Systems & Finance
$235M Medical Devices & Technology
$162.1M Economic Growth and Trade
$128.4M Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
$126.3M Other
$119M Education
$107.4M Agriculture
21,708 collaborators, offering 32,302 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 The Corps Network National Conference.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled UNICEF: Children in a Digital World.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Global Youth Service Day: Youth-Led Solutions to Real World Problems.
Frederick Owila has created the Funding Ops titled THE BIG FISH.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled What is Positive Youth Development.
YPLearning Communications has created the News titled K-YES Training Is Game Changer to Young Nairobi Entrepreneur .
YPLearning Communications has created the News titled ​The Importance of Soft Skills Training, Safe Spaces, and Communication Support for Youth.
YPLearning Communications has created the News titled Technical Vocational Education FTW (for the win!).
YPLearning Communications has created the News titled With evidence-based programming, everyone wins!.
YPLearning Communications has created the News titled Puentes: Bridging Gaps, Making Connections.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Creating a Culture of Evidence Use: Using an Innovative Knowledge Translation Platform to Inform HIV/AIDS Programming for Women and Girls.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Rede Jovem de Cidadania/Youth Citizenship Network .
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Empower 2018: ROTA’s 10th Annual Youth Conference on Personal Leadership, Service Learning and Global Citizenship” - Doha, Qatar .
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled ​7th Asian Youth Leaders Travel and Learning Camp 2018 in Singapore.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled My Mother Told Me that I Should Not: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Restrictions Placed on Adolescent Girls Living with HIV in Zambia (Paywall).

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,604 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,590 Participate with research or a study
1,497 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,489 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,406 Join an innovation team
1,351 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,317 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,211 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,186 Be a mentor
1,135 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,072 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,036 Serve on a board of directors
1,021 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,014 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
987 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
945 Share my knowledge of the market
912 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
876 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,206 Education
2,145 Economic Growth and Trade
1,817 Environment
1,722 Health
1,657 Agriculture
1,622 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,515 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,324 Energy
1,155 Gender
1,149 Youth

Latest User Connections

The latest Exchange member connections

Juventus Ifem has followed Linda Bembatoum.
Phong Pham has followed SYLVESTER OKERE.
Phong Pham has followed Akwasi Appiah.
Phong Pham has followed . ..
Ali Moharrek has followed Zina Nelku.
Ali Moharrek has followed AltStudioProgram .
Ali Moharrek has followed Burns Ortiz Maria.
ANACAPH Association has followed Johann Alexis Bounouni.
Mélissa Padberg has followed Nathalie Brunet.
Ali Moharrek has followed Mwilah Chaloba.

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,486 Africa
862 Latin America / Caribbean
852 Asia and Pacific
843 North America
481 Europe and Eurasia
340 Middle East
217 Indonesia