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 Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8733Noncommercial Research Organizations18,800
873300Noncommercial research organizations8,602
87330000Noncommercial research organizations8,602
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,144
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization189
87330101Bacteriological research10
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial192
87330103Medical research2,753
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,227
87330200Noncommercial social research organization424
87330201Archeological expeditions236
87330202Economic research, noncommercial158
87330203Educational research agency409
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec5,827
87339901Physical research, noncommercial290
87339902Research institute4,564
87339903Safety research, noncommercial83
87339904Scientific research agency890