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 Organizations16,407
873300Noncommercial research organizations8,629
87330000Noncommercial research organizations8,629
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,172
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization198
87330101Bacteriological research17
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial204
87330103Medical research2,753
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,308
87330200Noncommercial social research organization439
87330201Archeological expeditions249
87330202Economic research, noncommercial158
87330203Educational research agency462
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec3,298
87339901Physical research, noncommercial304
87339902Research institute1,962
87339903Safety research, noncommercial100
87339904Scientific research agency932