NAICS Code 541715 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology)

Industry

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in conducting research and experimental development (except nanotechnology and biotechnology research and experimental development) in the physical, engineering, and life sciences, such as agriculture, electronics, environmental, biology, botany, computers, chemistry, food, fisheries, forests, geology, health, mathematics, medicine, oceanography, pharmacy, physics, veterinary and other allied subjects.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Conducting research and experimental development in nanotechnology: classified in U.S. Industry 541713, Research and Development in Nanotechnology
  • Conducting research and experimental development in biotechnology (except nanobiotechnology): classified in U.S. Industry 541714, Research and Development in Biotechnology (except Nanobiotechnology)
  • Providing physical, chemical, or other analytical testing services (except medical or veterinary), such as acoustics or vibration testing, calibration testing, electrical and electronic testing, geotechnical testing, mechanical testing, nondestructive testing, or thermal testing: classified in Industry 541380, Testing Laboratories
  • Providing veterinary testing services: classified in Industry 541940, Veterinary Services; and
  • Providing medical laboratory testing for humans: classified in U.S. Industry 621511, Medical Laboratories.

Industries Included

  • Agriculture research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Bacteriological research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Biology research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Botany research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Chemical research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Computer and related hardware research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
  • Dental research and development laboratories or services
  • Dental research and development laboratory or services
  • Electronic research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
  • Engineering research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
  • Entomological research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Environmental research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Experimental farms
  • Fisheries research and development laboratories or services
  • Fishery research and development laboratory or services
  • Food research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Forestry research and development laboratories or services
  • Forestry research and development laboratory or services
  • Genetics research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Geological research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
  • Guided missile and space vehicle engine research and development
  • Guided missile and space vehicle parts (except engines) research and development
  • Health research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Industrial research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Life sciences research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Mathematics research and development laboratories or services
  • Mathematics research and development laboratory or services
  • Medical research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Observatories, research institutions
  • Oceanographic research and development laboratories or services
  • Oceanographic research and development laboratory or services
  • Photonics research and development services (except nanotechnology research and development)
  • Physical science research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)
  • Physics research and development laboratories or services (except nanotechnology research and development)
  • Veterinary research and development laboratories or services (except biotechnology and nanotechnology research and development)

Industry Sample for USA