SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8733—Noncommercial Research Organizations
Establishments primarily engaged in performing noncommercial research into and dissemination of, information for public health, education, or general welfare. Establishments included here operate primarily on funds from endowments, contributions, and grants. The research is frequently contracted out and funded by these establishments. Establishments primarily engaged in commercial physical and biological research are classified in Industry 8731, and those engaged in commercial economic, sociological, and educational research are classified in Industry 8732.

Archeological expeditionsPhysical research, noncommercial
Biological research noncommercialResearch noncommercial
Economic research, noncommercialScientific research noncommercial
Educational research noncommercialSociological research noncommercial
Medical research noncommercial
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
8733Noncommercial Research Organizations19,354
873300Noncommercial research organizations8,936
87330000Noncommercial research organizations8,936
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,525
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization169
87330101Bacteriological research12
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial293
87330103Medical research3,051
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,129
87330200Noncommercial social research organization373
87330201Archeological expeditions217
87330202Economic research, noncommercial148
87330203Educational research agency391
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec5,764
87339901Physical research, noncommercial249
87339902Research institute4,540
87339903Safety research, noncommercial77
87339904Scientific research agency898