The Des Moines-based Global Insurance Accelerator has received the DuPont Pioneer innovationLEADER of the Year Award. The recognition was announced in the latest issue of innovationIOWA magazine, produced by Business Publications Corp. The accelerator fosters innovation, supporting startups across the insurance industry, with a program that draws participants from multiple countries. A growing collection of insurance companies supports the work. This is the third year for the award; past winners were Harrisvaccines Inc. and NewLink Genetics Corp. BPC publishes the Business Record.