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Industry Sectors


  • This industry sector consists of firms that produce pharmaceuticals and biologics and vaccines.
  • Specifically, firms in this sector are engaged in one or more of the following activities: 1) medicinal and botanical manufacturing, 2) pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing, 3) in-vitro diagnostic substance manufacturing, and 4) biological product (except diagnostic) manufacturing.

Medical Devices, Instruments and Diagnostics

  • This industry sector is comprised of firms engaged in research, development and manufacturing of medical devices and instruments.
  • The devices, instruments, and diagnostics include:
    • Electromedical apparatuses
    • Analytical laboratory instruments
    • Irradiation apparatuses
    • Surgical and medical instruments
    • Surgical appliances and supplies
    • Dental equipment, supplies, and fixtures
    • Ophthalmic goods

Research and Testing

  • This industry sector consists of firms engaged in professional, scientific, and technical services.
  • Specifically, firms in this sector provide analytical testing services, or are engaged in research and development in biotechnology or other bio related fields (such as pharmaceutical sciences and biological sciences).

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