541715 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology)

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in conducting research and experimental development (except nanotechnology and biotechnology research and experimental development) in the physical, engineering, and life sciences, such as agriculture, electronics, environmental, biology, botany, computers, chemistry, food, fisheries, forests, geology, health, mathematics, medicine, oceanography, pharmacy, physics, veterinary and other allied subjects.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Conducting research and experimental development in nanotechnology--are classified in U.S. Industry 541713, Research and Development in Nanotechnology;
  • Conducting research and experimental development in biotechnology (except nanobiotechnology)--are classified in U.S. Industry 541714, Research and Development in Biotechnology (except Nanobiotechnology);
  • Providing physical, chemical, or other analytical testing services (except medical or veterinary), such as acoustics or vibration testing, calibration testing, electrical and electronic testing, geotechnical testing, mechanical testing, nondestructive testing, or thermal testing--are classified in Industry 541380, Testing Laboratories;
  • Providing veterinary testing services--are classified in Industry 541940, Veterinary Services; and
  • Providing medical laboratory testing for humans--are classified in U.S. Industry 621511, Medical Laboratories.
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541712 541712 541715  Aerospace research and development (except prototype production)
541712 541712 541715  Agriculture research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Bacteriological research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Biology research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Botany research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Chemical research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Computer and related hardware research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Dental research and development laboratories or services
541712 541712 541715  Electronic research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Engineering research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Entomological research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Environmental research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Experimental farms
541712 541712 541715  Fisheries research and development laboratories or services
541712 541712 541715  Food research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Forestry research and development laboratories or services
541712 541712 541715  Genetics research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Geological research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Guided missile and space vehicle engine research and development
541712 541712 541715  Guided missile and space vehicle parts (except engines) research and development
541712 541712 541715  Health research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Industrial research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Life sciences research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Mathematics research and development laboratories or services
541712 541712 541715  Medical research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Observatories, research institutions
541712 541712 541715  Oceanographic research and development laboratories or services
541712 541712 541715  Photonics research and development services (except nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Physical science research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Physics research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
541712 541712 541715  Veterinary research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)