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.

5,818 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
982 Connect us with funding and resources
219 Provide resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
190 Become a partner
162 Test our innovation and provide feedback
158 Advised by the Exchange
112 Help with the marketing and socialization of the Exchange
111 Participate with research or a study
110 Help us evaluate our impact
104 Assistance with the Press

Top Sectors by Innovation

Measured by the number of innovations by sector.

2,490 Health
1,244 Education
981 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
963 Prevention & Vaccination
961 Agriculture
887 Infectious & Vector Diseases
676 Medical Devices & Technology
598 Health Promotion
592 Economic Growth and Trade
583 Energy
987 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
22,093 collaborators, offering 33,024 skills to innovators to help them change the world.

Latest User Activity

The latest activity on the Exchange.

Fabrice Dugas has created the Innovation titled Elan Haiti.
Nadège Pierre has created the Organization titled ofasoh.
Fabrice Dugas has created the Organization titled Groupe Echo Haiti.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled Technical tool: International technical guidance on sexuality education (UN).
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Call for papers: Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health in Central African region.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled DREAMS, Gender Innovations, and Results.
Megan Cagle has created the Resource titled An Introduction to USAID's Work on Responsible Data.
YPLearning Communications has created the Resource titled PYD Approaches to Mitigate Sexual Violence and Coercion Among Adolescents: Building Choice, Voice, and Agency for Prevention and Response.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Former Child Soldier Reintegration in Uganda: Lessons Learned from Africa and the Way Forward.
Hugo Polman has created the Innovation titled Coconutwork.
YouthPower Admin has created the Event titled Youth in Peace and Security CoP Meeting.
Coralie Pierre has created the Organization titled PanAmerican Development Foundation (PADF).
Cassandre Honore has created the Event titled 6th Annual Buy Haitian, Restore Haiti Conference.
FinInc Admin has created the Funding Ops titled RFP for Development of a Website for Association Nationale des IMF des d’Haiti (ANIMH) .
YPLearning Communications has created the Event titled Context Matters: How Understanding Social Norms Is Imperative to Addressing Child Marriage.

Top Skills

Top skills being offered by Exchange members.

1,643 Lead or participate with a local innovation group near you
1,627 Participate with research or a study
1,527 Provide feedback on an innovation
1,512 Share resources, best practices, tool kits, research, data, etc
1,432 Join an innovation team
1,378 Be the Exchange Point of Contact for your innovation
1,336 Be listed in a speakers bureau when event planners are looking for great speakers around innovation and development
1,236 Evaluate/Review an innovation
1,209 Be a mentor
1,160 Test an innovation and provide feedback
1,092 Organize a event at your organization, work, school
1,052 Serve on a board of directors
1,040 Speak and be refereed to the press
1,035 Serve on the advisory group of the Exchange
1,006 Help amplify calls to action, and other cool activities via your social network
970 Share my knowledge of the market
932 Be on call to assist with a global emergency
899 Training

Top Sectors

Top sectors by Exchange member interests

2,244 Education
2,174 Economic Growth and Trade
1,848 Environment
1,742 Health
1,686 Agriculture
1,654 Digital Development & Enabling Technologies
1,533 Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
1,352 Energy
1,172 Gender
1,169 Youth

Latest User Connections

Top Regions

Exchange members by region

1,504 Africa
883 Latin America / Caribbean
875 Asia and Pacific
855 North America
487 Europe and Eurasia
345 Middle East
227 Indonesia