About us

We don’t like to blow our own trumpet but,
then again, we are fabulous. Here’s why...

Our team has a new way of thinking, experimenting and working. We are not scared of failure, because we believe it’s only learning. Trying again, improving, getting better and finally delivering the best possible products and projects to our clients is what keeps us going.

We hail from a broad range of disciplines from Science to UX/UI design, and we are ready for any challenge! TRY US. WE DARE YOU... in a nice way.

Daniel Lombraña

Founder & CEO

Daniel is our fullstack developer and data analyst. A computer engineer with a PhD in parallel genetic programming on volunteer desktop grids. Daniel loves coding, messing with data and creating useful tools for the clients.

Virginia Tejada

Head of UX/UI

Virginia is our lead designer. She has over 12 years experience in digital products. She is passionate about identifying problems and turning them into intuitive interfaces. Non stop learning is what keeps her alive and motivated... combined with good music, good food, family, friends, traveling, art, photography… and avocado on toast.

Nick Nicklen

Head of rainbows & unicorns

Nick is our lovely leopard seal mascot. You might have heard that leopard seals are solitary, aggressive animals that like to eat emperor penguins. WHAT?! Our Nick is all kindness and joy. He likes helping out and loves science! He does eat penguins though...

A timeline of our most significant milestones...

Jan 2021

National Geographic Spain features Cities at night project. which uses PYBOSSA technology.

Aug 2020
May 2019

The Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports recognizes the project Digital Art Drive as one of the best of 2018.

Feb 2019

British Film Institute launches its crowdsourcing platform using PYBOSSA to geolocalize their films.

Sep 2018

European Space Agency launches a crowsourcing project to detect buried archaeological structures in our Crowdcrafting platform.

Jun 2018

Factoría Cultural launches a crowdsourcing project to recover the history of Circus. The chosen technology is PYBOSSA.

May 2018
May 2018

The Healthcare Improvement Studies institute releases a report on the potential of Citizen science and Crowdsourcing citing our work.

Apr 2018

PYBOSSA becomes fully GDPR compliant

Jun 2017

Crowdcrafting's biggest project, Cities at Night, is completed with all HD images from the International Space Station from 2001-2015 analysed: 192,000 completed tasks with 1.3 million answers collected.

Sep 2016

Global Fishing Watch utilises our PYBOSSA technology to make the fishing industry more transparent.

Apr 2016

Scifabric is given an Honorary Mention by Prix Ars Electronica.

March 2016

Cancer Research UK uses PYBOSSA allowing thousands of people worldwide to help scientists detect cancer cells with 90% accuracy.

Feb 2016

The Guardian Australia uses PYBOSSA to reveal political misdemeanours.

Sep 2015

Open Oil uses PYBOSSA to increase transparency in the oil industry.

Jul 2015

The British Library uses PYBOSSA to gain greater access to both their physical and digital collections.

Jun 2015

Scifabric is voted Best Start-up at the Zinc Shower Festival by Sonar+D.

March 2015

Scifabric is born, registered and incorporated in the UK.

Dec 2014

PYBOSSA-hosted service Crowdcrafting wins the Nominet Trust 100 Award for using technology to change the world for the better.

Aug 2014

NASA, ESA and Fox News report on our Cities at Night project, prompting tens of thousands of volunteer contributions.

Jan 2014

The British Museum uses PYBOSSA to create Micropasts, the world’s first citizen archeology platform.

Sep 2013

Daniel Lombraña is awarded the Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship to further develop PYBOSSA and Crowdcrafting.

Aug 2013

CERN uses PYBOSSA to study antimatter.

Dec 2012

PYBOSSA software utilised in the aftermath of Typhoon Pablo in the Philippines, as reported by National Geographic.

Aug 2011

Birth of PYBOSSA software at Citizen Cyberlab´s hackathon (Muizenberg, SA). The aim is to provide an open source solution for data analysis to everyone.