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 Organizations20,290
873300Noncommercial research organizations9,268
87330000Noncommercial research organizations9,268
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,457
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization204
87330101Bacteriological research10
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial205
87330103Medical research3,038
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,320
87330200Noncommercial social research organization453
87330201Archeological expeditions261
87330202Economic research, noncommercial165
87330203Educational research agency441
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec6,245
87339901Physical research, noncommercial315
87339902Research institute4,858
87339903Safety research, noncommercial90
87339904Scientific research agency982