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Building a better building block

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High Five
Monday, August 24, 2009

Jim Roman of Myrtle Point has a couple of innovative contruction inventions under his belt. Only problem is, investors are hard to come by.

In 2005, Roman unveiled his passion project, a product that, he believes, could have changed the face of the construction industry. But his patented interlocking building blocks, which stack like Legos to build homes of tremendous strength, for less money than traditional building materials, are on the back burner.

He sunk a third of a million dollars in research and development, much of which came from grants available to inventors. But without an investor, his brainchild remains stillborn.

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