FinnGen study is a 10-year project that started in August 2017 and is divided into two phases, FinnGen 1 (years 1-3) and FinnGen 2 (years 4-6). During these six years, the biobank samples are collected and genotyped. FinnGen produces new datasets every 6 months.
FinnGen is a growing project, aiming at 500,000 individuals in 2023. The table below shows the release schedule and sample sizes of the past and upcoming data freezes:
|Release number||Released to partners||Sample size (genotype + phenotype data)||Public release (results)|
|DF2||Aug 2018||96,499||Q1 2020|
|DF3||Feb 2019||135,638||Q2 2020|
|DF4||Aug 2019||176,899||Q4 2020|
|DF5||Feb 2020||218,792||Q2 2021|
|DF6||Aug 2020||269,077||Q1 2022|