Welcome to Hargraves Institute

Your innovation community

Hargraves Institute is a membership collaborative; a trust based hub where members share their innovation ideas and experiences. It's a place where you can connect with real people practicing innovation everyday, sharing insights to help you constantly refresh your innovation knowledge.
The key to Hargraves is ‘Collective Wisdom’, shared amongst the members through the art of trusted conversations.
Our difference is what our members bring to the collaborative:
  • An enthusiasm to share their ideas and innovation experiences with you
  • A willingness to connect with fellow members and build direct relationships
  • An understanding that great insights often come from people working in completely different sectors or industries
"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results" Albert Einstein
"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting the same results"
Allan Ryan, Founder, Hargraves Institute

Our vision is to inspire innovation and collaboration, and we look forward to sharing your innovation journey with you.

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Untap your Creativity and Innovation with a fail-safe experience at Conference2015. 

Lawrence Hargrave Award - Small

25 MARCH 2015  |  Sydney  |  Registration OPEN 

Nominations for 2015 Lawrence Hargrave Awards are closed
You will have to see who the recipients are at the Gala Dinner !


 Special thanks to FIAL for sponsoring our
LEADERSHIP FOR INNOVATION program around the country


With over 110 attendees, this program has been one of our most successful to date and we look forward to hearing their journey from the 4 days of learning and sharing on how to be a great leader.




  • Design thinking and business analytics are two important trends in business and a symposium being held in Sydney next month will look at how they can be integrated and leveraged to help companies develop new insights and innovate.

    Hosted by UTS, sponsored by Deloitte, featuring Jeanne Liedtka, and addressing Design Led Innovation, a topic of interest to many of our members, we highlight this Symposium to the Hargraves Community.
  • Manufacturers’ Monthly is calling for entries to the Endeavour Awards 2015.

    Open to all manufacturers, this awards program is the ideal vehicle for Australian manufacturers to highlight their recent successes and achievements.

    Now in their 12th year, the Endeavour Awards is the only program of its kind designed specifically for Australia's manufacturing industry [read more] 

    Deadline for nominations: 2 March 2015

    Visit www.manmonthly.com.au/awards

  • Great news! The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at UTS is our venue!

    For Members purchasing a Members Pack to Conference2015 before 4 February, you are all guaranteed of a ticket to our Pre Conference Cocktails launch on 24 March at this new iconic building.

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