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
23,981 collaborators, offering 33,777 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 Humanitarian Grand Challenge (Apply by April 12).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Adobe Project 1324 Challenge: Expanding participation for conflict-affected youth.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Sexuality Education, Life Skills, and Empowerment .
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Violence against children in Afghanistan: Concerns and opportunities for positive change.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Preventing violence against children in schools: Contributions from the Be Safe program in Sri Lanka.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Exploring links between common mental health problems, alcohol/substance use and perpetration of intimate partner violence: a rapid ethnographic assessment with men in urban Kenya..
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Decent Work Results – International Labour Organization – 2016-2017.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Youth, Peace, and Security in the Arab States Region: A Consultation and High-level Dialogue.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled AFRICA YOUTH AND TALENT SUMMIT 2018 #AYTSummit2018.
Geraldine Le Carret has created the Organization titled Fondation Sogebank.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Direct-to-Consumer Approaches for Adolescents (Apply by April 13).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled UNITE 2030: Uniting Youth for Equality (Apply by March 28).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled International Youth Summit 2018 in Uzbekistan (Deadline: Feb. 28).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Glocal International Teen Conference 2018 (Speakers and Presenters apply by March 14).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Apply for Global Youth Summit 2018 in Switzerland (Deadline: March 4).

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,685 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,660 Participate with research or a study
1,548 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,536 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,462 Join an innovation team
1,403 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,357 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,258 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,238 Be a mentor
1,178 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,118 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,075 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,073 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,070 Serve on a board of directors
1,026 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
989 Share my knowledge of the market
957 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
928 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,285 Education
2,204 Economic Growth and Trade
1,878 Environment
1,766 Health
1,727 Agriculture
1,698 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,556 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,378 Energy
1,197 Youth
1,196 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

1,533 Africa
911 Latin America / Caribbean
893 Asia and Pacific
875 North America
503 Europe and Eurasia
356 Middle East
244 Indonesia