BMU funds Flora Incognita with 2,38 million euros

November 14, 2019

Flora Incognita" is the first app in Germany to use artificial intelligence on a larger scale for plant identification. The app makes plant knowledge available to people of all ages with and without previous botanical knowledge. Now, the project of the same name carried out by the Technical University of Ilmenau and the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry is entering its second round: until 2024, the Federal Ministry for the Environment is funding the further development of "Flora Incognita" with 2.38 million euros in the Federal Biological Diversity Programme, and the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) is supporting the project with regards to content.

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