The Imperial Science Institute was a research facility located in Vorbarr Sultana on Barrayar. They had people who did genetic engineering studies as well as five-space wormhole physics; presumably other specialties were present as well.
- "You shall have an institute, if you can bring this off. You tell him," she jerked her head in the direction of the hall, toward Aral's room, "I said so."
- ―Cordelia promises an institute to Vaagen[src]
People associated with the ISIEdit
- Barto Radovas was refused a position due to involvement with the Komarran Uprising.
- Vaughn Weddell did genetics research.
- Susan Allegre was a high-level administrator.
- Dr. Vaagen was probably a high-level person there as well.