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 Organizations20,003
873300Noncommercial research organizations9,252
87330000Noncommercial research organizations9,252
873301Noncommercial biological research organization3,398
87330100Noncommercial biological research organization194
87330101Bacteriological research10
87330102Biotechnical research, noncommercial215
87330103Medical research2,979
873302Noncommercial social research organization1,284
87330200Noncommercial social research organization438
87330201Archeological expeditions248
87330202Economic research, noncommercial164
87330203Educational research agency434
873399Noncommercial research organizations, nec6,069
87339901Physical research, noncommercial303
87339902Research institute4,743
87339903Safety research, noncommercial84
87339904Scientific research agency939