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 ~340,000  
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