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 Organizations16,335
873300Noncommercial research organizations9,180
87330000Noncommercial research organizations9,180
873301Noncommercial biological research organization2,882
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization228
87330101Bacteriological research19
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial205
87330103Medical research2,430
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,282
87330200Noncommercial social research organization458
87330201Archeological expeditions239
87330202Economic research, noncommercial137
87330203Educational research agency448
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec2,991
87339901Physical research, noncommercial307
87339902Research institute1,645
87339903Safety research, noncommercial105
87339904Scientific research agency934