F’SATI since 2014 is hosting two research chairs from the SARChI programme developed by DST and NRF.
Enabled Environments for Assisted Living
Located in TUT this chair is the reconnaissance of the research work that has been developed for many years by the F'SATI team of Professors and students in the niche area in enabled environment and assistance to the handicapped.
Innovative Small Satellite Technology and Applications for Africa
Located in CPUT this chair leverages on F’SATI national and international flagship Postgraduate Programme in Satellite Systems Engineering. It is this programme that led to the launch of the first South African and African CubeSat in November 2013.