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.

5,814 Innovations created in 149 countries and implemented in 186 countries across 217 sectors and sub sectors.

Top Innovator Needs

Measured by the number of innovations requiring these skills.

1,716 Share your thoughts
978 Connect us with funding and resources
219 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
191 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 Prevention & Vaccination
962 Agriculture
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
597 Health Promotion
592 Economic Growth and Trade
584 Environment
977 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
$107.2M Agriculture
21,693 collaborators, offering 32,296 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

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).
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Tips for Community Leaders.
Jamile Fakhreddine has created the Organization titled Farahcom.
Joanna Fakhreddine has created the Organization titled Farahcom.
Eliane Office has created the Organization titled Eliane Company.
Eliane Fakhreddine has created the Organization titled Eliane Company.
YouthPower Admin has created the Resource titled Key “Soft Skills” that Foster Youth Workforce Success: Toward a Consensus across Fields.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Diversity and Inclusion Youth Conference 2018 in Malaysia.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled 2018 Winter Youth Assembly: Innovation and Collaboration for a Sustainable World.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled European Parliament: European Youth Event.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled Scaling Up: Integrating Soft Skills Learning in Formal Education Systems (webinar).
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Comparative and International Education Society: Re-Mapping Global Education.

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
1,488 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
1,316 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
1,134 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,072 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,035 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
911 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
876 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,206 Education
2,144 Economic Growth and Trade
1,817 Environment
1,721 Health
1,656 Agriculture
1,621 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.
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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

1,484 Africa
861 Latin America / Caribbean
851 Asia and Pacific
842 North America
480 Europe and Eurasia
339 Middle East
216 Indonesia