Cotton incorporated is the research and promotion company for cotton. Funded by U.S. cotton growers and cotton importers, the not-for-profit organization's mission is to increase the demand for and profitability of cotton. As a resource for the cotton industry, Cotton Incorporated conducts or oversees more than 500 research and educational projects each year.
Research areas range from the development of agricultural and textile innovations to analyses of commodity and market data. Through its management of the Importer Support Program of the Cotton Board, the company provides educational support to fashion and textile design students, and conducts industry-focused technical workshops around the world.