2018 Papajohn Entrepreneurial Venture Competition – 1st Place

PowerPollen received first place and was awarded $40,000. Power Pollen℠ is an advanced crop yield enhancement technology that enables higher productivity in seed and grain production.

2018 Ankeny Economic Development Growth Award

Agbioscience startup PowerPollen took home a growth award from the Ankeny Economic Development Community for doubling its facility on SE Creekview Drive.

2018 DMACC Small Business Award – Most Innovative Company

The annual Des Moine​s Area Community College Small Business Awards Ceremony recognizes the achievements and economic impact small business has on the Central Iowa economy.

2018 Ag Company of the Year – Technology Association of Iowa’s Prometheus Awards

Ankeny-based agtech company PowerPollen℠ was named the Iowa Ag Technology Company of the Year during the Technology Association of Iowa’s (TAI) 2018 Prometheus Awards.