Quick Guide

This is a quick guide to submit data to the EGA. Please select data type to display the right detailed instructions.

Array-based data Sequence data

Get your submission account
Fill the submission form and provide details of the data type(s), used platform(s) and estimated size of your submission.
If you are affiliated to an existing consortium, such as the International Cancer Genome Project (ICGC), please add this information in the comments.
Register Study/DAC

Use Webin to register your study, samples and Data Access Committee (DAC) and Policy. Fill the DAC access policy after registering your DAC and return it to our helpdesk.

Upload data
Encrypt your data files using the EgaCryptor or encrypt your files localy and upload it using default FTP clients or Aspera.
Register experiments and runs

Associate each data file to a registered sample and study by registering your experiments and runs/analysis objects. Details of the experimental procedure you followed must be provided.

Finish your submission

Group your runs/analysis into datasets and link them to your new or existing DAC and policy using Webin or an XML based programmatic submission. Data request are done at a dataset level, thus files within a datasets must share release conditions.

Release and admin

Instruct our Helpdesk to release your study. All registered studies are automatically placed on hold until the named submission or DAC contact instructs our Helpdesk for the study to be released.

Get your submission account
Fill the submission form and provide details of the data type and platform(s) in your submission.
Register Study/DAC

Use Webin to register your study and Data Access Committee (DAC) and Policy. Fill the DAC access policy after registering your DAC and return it to our helpdesk.

Upload data
Encrypt your data files using the EgaCryptor or encrypt your files localy and upload it using default FTP clients or Aspera.
Complete the Array-Format (AF) spreadsheet

Download the AF spreadsheet and complete all four sections. Return the spreadsheet to the EGA helpdesk.

Release and admin

Instruct our Helpdesk to release your study. All registered studies are automatically placed on hold until the named submission or DAC contact instructs our Helpdesk for the study to be released.