Friday Innovation Links Roundup

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What’s been happening in the wonderful world of innovation over the last week? We have put together a few innovation articles that we found across the web:

Google Acquires Smart Thermostat Maker Nest For $3.2 Million – This week’s biggest piece of news in the tech/innovation sector was the acquisition of home-device maker Nest by Google.

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens to Measure Glucose Levels More news from Google which has just introduced a prototype of smart contact lenses and is turning to open innovation to accelerate these wearables’ development and implementation.

Implementing Open Innovation and Making it Stick –  Important steps to follow if you want to implement a sustainable open innovation programme.

Four Types of Innovation and the Strategic Choice Each One Represents – Interesting article on the four categories of new products and services: Breakthrough, Sustaining, New Market and Disruptive.