Anchor Lab



Short name


Anchor Lab is a software and hardware company that specializes in developing remote electronic monitoring solutions for fisheries, helping make fishing more sustainable and efficient while reducing the impact on the environment. Founded in 2012, the company started as a small team of software engineers who created specialized software solutions for scientists. Over the years, Anchor Lab has grown into a leading force in the fishing industry, providing professional solutions for both private and public sector clients.

The company has developed close collaborations with multiple agencies and organizations within the fisheries sector, including research institutes, regulatory control authorities, and producer organizations. Anchor Lab is committed to providing personalized and professional services that help clients achieve their goals, including custom application design and development, infrastructure development and analysis, enterprise project management, mobile solutions, and Microsoft .NET technologies.

Primary contact person

Brian Cowan


partner’s role
in the project

ANCHOR is a tech company with global success deploying their specialised data collection and analysis tools for scientific and monitoring purposes. They are known for their cutting-edge remote electronic monitoring system, mobile device apps and incorporating advanced AI and machine learning algorithms into their products. 

Participate: T2.1 Hardware and software requirements, T2.3 Catch reporting technologies, T2.5 Improved monitoring of fishing activities; T3.2 Catch handling facilities Sorting band, T3.3 Catch handling facilities Sorting table; T4.1 Requirements specification Data management framework and system architectures; T6.3 Go-to-market strategy