Search NTEE Definitions
Number of codes found for 'U': 20
NAICS: 813319 Largest/examples U01
U01 - Alliances & Advocacy
Organizations whose activities focus on influencing public policy within the Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services major group area. Includes a variety of activities from public education and influencing public opinion to lobbying national and state legislatures.
Key words: Lobbying; Public Awareness
NAICS: 541618 Largest/examples U02
U02 - Management & Technical Assistance
Consultation, training, and other forms of management assistance services to nonprofit groups within the Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services major group area.
NAICS: 813920 Largest/examples U03
U03 - Professional Societies & Associations
Learned societies, professional councils, and other organizations that bring together individuals or organizations with a common professional or vocational interest within the Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services major group area.
Key words: Astronomers; Chemists; Engineers; Geologists; Herpetologists; Mathematicians; Scientists; Zoologists
Scope notes: Includes: Accreditation Boards;
NAICS: 541720 Largest/examples U05
U05 - Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis
Organizations whose primary purpose is to conduct research and/or public policy analysis within the Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services major group area.
NAICS: 813219 Largest/examples U11
U11 - Single Organization Support
Organizations existing as a fund-raising entity for a single institution within the Science & Technology major group area.
NAICS: 813219 Largest/examples U12
U12 - Fund Raising & Fund Distribution
Organizations that raise and distribute funds for multiple organizations within the Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services major group area.
NAICS: 813219 Largest/examples U19
U19 - Support N.E.C.
Organizations that provide all forms of support except for financial assistance or fund raising for other organizations within the Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services major group area.
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples: U20
U20 - General Science
Organizations that focus broadly on scientific research and inquiry or which engage in interdisciplinary science activities.
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U21
U21 - Marine Science & Oceanography
Organizations that support or conduct research in the area of science that studies the oceans and associated phenomena including the land/ water and water/atmospheric boundaries.
Key words: Chemical and Physical Oceanography Research; Marine Science Research; Oceanography Research
See also: Biological & Life Science
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples: U30
U30 - Physical & Earth Sciences
Organizations that conduct research in the physical and earth sciences, i.e., the area of science that studies inanimate objects, processes of matter and energy and associated phenomena. Use this code for organizations that conduct research that broadly covers the physical and earth sciences or for those that address areas of scientific study not specified below.
Key words: Acoustics Research; Aerospace Research; Astrophysics Research; Atmospheric Chemistry Research; Atmospheric Dynamics Research; Atmospheric Physics Research; Atmospheric Sciences Research; Atomic Physics Research; Aviation Research; Climatology Research; Crystallography Research; Earth Sciences Research; Electricity & Magnetism Research; Electron Diffraction Research; Elementary Particle Physics Research; Glaciology Research; Hydrology Research; Laser & Optics Research; Magnetrometry Research; Metallurgy Research; Meteorology Research; Natural Science Research; Nuclear & Accelerator Research; Optics & Optical Sciences Research; Outer Space Research; Physical and Theoretical Physics Research; Physical Sciences Research; Physics Research; Plasma Physics Research; Powder Diffraction Research; Relativity and Quantum Theory Research; Seismology Research; Space Research; Space Science Research; Thermodynamics Research; Vulcanology Research; Weather Forecasting Research; Weather Modeling Research; Weather Research; Weather Simulation Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U31
U31 - Astronomy
Organizations that conduct research in astronomy, the physical science that addresses matter and energy in the universe using observational techniques such as spectroscopy, photometry, interferometry, radio astronomy and optical astronomy.
Key words: Celestial Mechanics Research; Cosmology Research; Galactic Astronomy Research; Planetary Astronomy Research; Planetary Science Research; Planetology Research; Solar System Research; Stars; Stellar Astronomy Research; Stellar Physics Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U33
U33 - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Organizations that conduct research in chemistry, the science which addresses the composition and behavior of matter including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.
Key words: Analytical Chemistry Research; Chemical Engineering Research; Chemical Physics Research; Chemistry Research; Chromatography Research; Inorganic Chemistry Research; Organic Chemistry Research; Polymer Research; Polymer Science Research; Spectroscopy Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U34
U34 - Mathematics
Organizations that conduct research in mathematics, the science which addresses quantities, magnitudes, forms and their relationships using symbolic logic and language.
Key words: Computational Mathematics Research; Discrete Mathematics Research; Finite Mathematics Research; Mathematics Research; Number Theory Research; Numerical Analysis Research; Probability Research; Statistics Research; Symbolic Logic Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U36
U36 - Geology
Organizations that conduct research in the area of science that studies the earth; the forces acting upon it; and the behavior of the solids, liquids and gases comprising it.
Key words: Environmental Geology; Geology: Geochemistry Research; Geophysics Research; Hydrogeology Research; Mineralogy Research; Petrology Research; Sedimentology Research; Stratigraphy Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples: U40
U40 - Engineering & Technology
Organizations that conduct research in the area of science which applies mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems for the benefit of society.
Key words: Applied Technology Research; Materials Research; Radar & Sonar Technology Research; Robotics Research; Telecommunications Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U41
U41 - Computer Science
Organizations that conduct research in the area of science that addresses the study of data and information storage and processing systems including hardware, software, basic design principles, user requirements analysis and related economic and policy issues.
Key words: Artificial Intelligence Research; Computer Architecture Research; Computer Research; Computer Science Research; Data Processing Technology Research; Information Sciences Research; Information Systems Research; Information Technology Research; Information Management Research; Robotics Research; Software Engineering Research; Supercomputers Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U42
U42 - Engineering
Organizations that conduct research in the field of engineering in which mathematical and scientific principles are applied to solve a wide variety of practical problems in industry, social organization, public works and commerce.
Key words: Aeronautical Engineering Research; Aerospace Engineering Research; Aerospace Technology Research; Astronomical Engineering Research; Architectural Research; Automotive Engineering Research; Aviation Engineering Research; Ceramic Sciences & Engineering Research; Civil Engineering Research; Construction Research; Electrical Engineering Research; Engineering Research; Industrial Engineering Research; Manufacturing Engineering Research; Materials Engineering Research; Mechanical Engineering Research ; Mining & Minerals Engineering Research; Naval Engineering Research; Nuclear Engineering Research; Ocean Engineering Research; Petroleum Engineering Research; Plastics Engineering Research; Polymer Engineering Research; Surveying Engineering Research; Textile Sciences & Engineering Research; Transportation & Highway Engineering Research
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples: U50
U50 - Biological & Life Sciences
Organizations that conduct research in the sciences which analyze the structure, function, growth, origin, evolution or distribution of living organisms and their relations to their natural environments.
Key words: Animal Anatomy; Animal Behavior Research; Animal Biology Research; Animal Physiology Research; Anatomy Research; Aquatic Biology Research; Biochemistry Research; Biogeography Research; Bioinformatics Research; Biological Oceanography Research; Biology Research; Biomathematics Research; Biophysics Research; Biotechnology Research; Botany Research; Cell Biology Research; Conservation Biology Research; Cultural Botany Research; Developmental Biology Research; Economic Botany Research; Embryology Research; Entomology Research; Environmental Biology Research; Ethnology Research; Ethology; Evolution Research; Fossil Research; Herpetology Research; Human Anatomy; Human Physiology; Ichthyology Research; Invertebrate Biology Research; Invertebrate Zoology Research; Limnology Research; Mammalogy Research; Marine Biology Research; Marine Science Research; Microbial Ecology Research; Microbiology Research; Molecular Biochemistry Research; Molecular Biology Research; Molecular Biophysics Research; Mycology Research; Neuroanatomy Research; Ornithology Research; Paleobiology Research; Paleotology Research; Photobiology Research; Physiology; Phytopathology Research; Plant Biology Research; Plant Pathology Research; Plant Physiology Research; Population Biology Research; Primatology Research; Radiation Biology Research; Radiobiology Research; Structural Biology Research; Systematic Biology Research; Vertebrate Biology Research; Vertebrate Zoology Research; Wildlife Biology Research; Zoology Research
See also: Marine Science & Oceanography
NAICS: 541710 Largest/examples U99
U99 - Science & Technology N.E.C.
Use this code for organizations that clearly provide science and technology research services where the major purpose is unclear enough that a more specific code cannot be accurately assigned.
Key words: Microscopy