SPOTTERON is based on a fixed price model, providing the complete service inclusive design and development of the apps, data management and constant updates. By this model, we can guarantee the continuous maintenance and development of your smartphone apps and tools completely without in-app advertising nor user data monetarization.


SPOTTERON is available in 3 package sizes for your project:

SPOTTERON Citizen Science PackA

Package L


Interactive browser map

Lightweight package! For web-based projects, we provide the full feature interactive map for the browser, which can also be embedded in any project website, including support and updates.

€ 4.900,-
USD 5.490,- | AUD 7.900,- | GBP 4.390,-
including 2 years of free support, domain, hosting & app updates
after 2 years: € 50,- per month
USD 55,- | AUD 75,- | GBP 45,-
SPOTTERON Citizen Science PackA

Package A


Smartphone apps and interactive map

We build your custom smartphone apps for Android & IOS and your interactive map for browsers, which can be integrated into any website, complete setup, support and updates.

€ 14.900,-
USD 16.900,- | AUD 22.900,- | GBP 12.900,-
including 2 years of free support, domain, hosting & app updates
after 2 years: € 150,- per month
USD 169,- | AUD 229,- | GBP 129,-
SPOTTERON Citizen Science PackB

Package B


Apps, interactive map and custom homepage

Besides the custom smartphone apps for Android & IOS and the interactive map with support & updates, we also design & develop your own professional project website including hosting.

€ 17.450,-
USD 19.900,- | AUD 26.900,- | GBP 14.900,-
including 2 years of free support, domain, hosting & app updates
after 2 years: € 180,- per month
USD 199,- | AUD 279,- | GBP 154,-
all prices including design, development, data management, hosting + map server traffic (fair use in one actively promoted country) and regular SPOTTERON platform updates;
all prices exclusive VAT; date: 16th November 2018


What's all included?

Citizen Science App Design and Development


All packages include the design and development of the apps for Android & IOS, the interactive map (web-app) for browsers. We create custom designs for your apps like buttons, the app icons, project logo and other media elements.

Project Support & App Updates


During the whole runtime of your project, we provide full support and regular updates for optimal stability, security and compatibility in the fast-changing world of mobile technology while also introducing new platform features.

Citizen Science App Store Setup for Android & IOS


We take care of setting up the presence of your project's apps on the app stores for Android & IOS with your project descriptions, image teasers and phone mockups for a high-quality first impression for new users..

Observation Data Management & Export


All projects on the platform have full access to the secure administration area for data and community management. The admin area also provides data filters and an export tool of all contributions in the project's app in realtime.

Feature-Pack: App Offline Mode


Outdoor apps are often in use where web connectivity is low. All apps on the platform include an offline mode with map area downloads, spot saving and a waiting queue for new observations, saved locally without an internet connection..

Feature-Pack: Community & Communication Tools


Every app on the platform includes a full feature social community toolkit with many advanced functionalities like a user's newsfeed, comments, liking, following and even push messaging for getting in contact with the participants directly.

Feature-Pack: Data Quality Tools


To foster data quality in your project, various tools are built into all apps on the platform for giving feedback, highlight well-done observations for training and promote experienced users to help with classifications of all contributions.

Feature-Pack: User Motivation Tools


Increasing the long-term motivation of the participants is an essential key element in running volunteer-based projects. All apps include tools for automatically rewarding users for their data submissions and community activity.




Some optional features require additional work for creating content and pages within the smartphone apps and interactive maps as listed here:

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Info-Panels per Species

In the SPOTTERON Info Panels feature, additional information and pictures can be displayed per species or category on-click in the selection dialogue. The one-time setup includes the layout and creation of media for each species or category in-app.

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extended Information-Panel

In every SPOTTERON app, there is a panel included for information about the project, which can also be used as extended documentation of the project or as an advanced media panel with images and video thumbnails.

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Start Up Intro Overlays

For an introduction to the project, we can include additional "Intro Overlays" in your app, which welcome new users and give tips about how to use the app. We can create panels in the SPOTTERON layout for you or design advanced custom panels for your projects.

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Additional Languages

We can implement an unlimited number of translations in your project's apps. Two languages are already included in the basic packages. We provide translation files for your project with all yet untranslated strings included and implement the languages for the release.

Please get in contact for questions or get a free quotation regarding your project here:




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