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 Titles Number of US Businesses
8733Noncommercial Research Organizations16,139
873300Noncommercial research organizations8,433
87330000Noncommercial research organizations8,433
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,156
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization198
87330101Bacteriological research15
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial203
87330103Medical research2,740
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,290
87330200Noncommercial social research organization435
87330201Archeological expeditions245
87330202Economic research, noncommercial158
87330203Educational research agency452
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec3,260
87339901Physical research, noncommercial303
87339902Research institute1,921
87339903Safety research, noncommercial95
87339904Scientific research agency941