Ankeny-based PowerPollen has successfully patented its pollination-on-demand technology, the company announced last week. PowerPollen’s pollination technology applies collected pollen to female plants directly rather than relying on the male plant’s pollen shedding window, which maximizes yield and reduces the impact of adverse weather, PowerPollen said in a statement.
In less than a month, Iowa’s technology community will be gathering once again for the annual Prometheus Awards, the Technology Association of Iowa’s yearly celebration of the state’s technology industry, which the association says accounts for 8.8 percent of Iowa’s GDP. While we haven’t met all five finalists in each of the 14 categories (by the […]
While other emerging companies traveled from California, Kentucky or Missouri, PowerPollen just made a quick trip across town to join the two-day Partnering for Growth biotechnology showcase, hosted by IowaBio. Through three years of research, PowerPollen had already outgrown two locations in Des Moines and Urbandale before setting down roots in Ankeny in April 2017. […]