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 Organizations19,678
873300Noncommercial research organizations9,210
87330000Noncommercial research organizations9,210
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,419
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization177
87330101Bacteriological research10
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial220
87330103Medical research3,012
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,160
87330200Noncommercial social research organization389
87330201Archeological expeditions233
87330202Economic research, noncommercial147
87330203Educational research agency391
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec5,889
87339901Physical research, noncommercial279
87339902Research institute4,641
87339903Safety research, noncommercial81
87339904Scientific research agency888