Timeline

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:

FinnGen data freezes
Release number Released to partners Sample size (genotype + phenotype data) Public release (results)
DF1 Feb 2018 51,959  
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  
DF7 Feb 2021 321,302  
DF8 Aug 2021 356,077  
DF9 Feb 2022 ~375,000  
DF10 Aug 2022 ~410,000  
DF11 Feb 2023 ~445,000  
DF12 Aug 2023 ~480,000  
DF13 Feb 2024 ~500,000