Accelerated Ag Technologies LLC has received a $24,000 partially forgivable loan to move its offices to Ankeny from Urbandale. The Ankeny City Council approved the loan to defray the costs of tenant improvements and other expenses related to the 2-year-old agriculture biotechnology firm's move to 2302 S.E. Creekview Drive, according to a release. Accelerated Ag Technologies anticipates hiring eight additional high-paying biotechnology skilled positions within the next three years to accommodate expected future growth. The company currently has eight employees. In January 2016, the company received a $25,000 proof of commercial relevance grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority.