Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Critical cotton research will continue - Cotton Australia
Critical cotton research will continue - Cotton Australia
28
Oct '11
The momentum driving cotton research will not be lost as the cotton industry joins forces to plan a seamless transition following the closure of the Cotton Catchment Communities Co-operative Research Centre (Cotton CRC) next year.

A taskforce has been established bringing together Cotton Australia, The Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) along with the management team at Cotton CRC to preserve and protect the future direction of cotton research.

Cotton Australia CEO Adam Kay says working together has always been a hallmark of the cotton industry, from growers to ginners and our talented researchers.

“All of the organisations involved in cotton research have always been able to operate in a co-operative and collaborative manner and after so many years of innovation from the Cotton CRC, everyone will be working hard to ensure none of that research dynamic is lost.”

“While everyone would have preferred the Cotton CRC to continue, that decision has now been made and our focus is on developing a comprehensive transition plan, ensuring that critical cotton research continues,” Mr Kay said.

Executive Director at the Cotton Research & Development Corporation, Bruce Finney says his organisation will be working closely with both industry and public research organisations during the transition period.

“Our priority will be ensuring that the critical mass of expertise and knowledge developed in cotton research is fully retained within the industry.”

The Cotton CRC is finalising plans for a Cotton Science week in March next year, to celebrate the contribution made to research and development by the three Cotton CRC's since the early 1990's.

After more than 18 years, the Cotton CRC based in Narrabri will close its doors for the last time in June next year.

Cotton Australia


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Govt constitutes GST Feedback and Action Room

The Government of India has constituted a Feedback and Action Room...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

India’s cotton textile exports fell in FY17: Tamta

The overall export of cotton textiles from India declined in 2016-17...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Stella McCartney, Bolt Threads partner for eco fashion

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has partnered with Bolt Threads for ...

Interviews View All

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Cindy McNaull
Cordura

We have broad range of options in durable fabrics

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X