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 Organizations19,457
873300Noncommercial research organizations8,912
87330000Noncommercial research organizations8,912
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,235
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization195
87330101Bacteriological research8
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial187
87330103Medical research2,845
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,270
87330200Noncommercial social research organization441
87330201Archeological expeditions245
87330202Economic research, noncommercial157
87330203Educational research agency427
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec6,040
87339901Physical research, noncommercial296
87339902Research institute4,737
87339903Safety research, noncommercial87
87339904Scientific research agency920