QUBIS Spinout Kainos reaches milestone £1bn market valuation


Kainos is a Belfast based–headquartered IT company which listed on the London stock exchange only five years ago. It has now become Northern Ireland’s latest £1 billion organisation.


The company was established in 1986 as a joint venture between QUBIS and ICL. The valuation represents the number of company shares multiplied by the current share of those shares.

The Group’s Digital Services include full lifecycle development and support of customised Digital Services for government and commercial customers. Kainos is also the leading European partner for Workday, Inc. (‘Workday’), responsible for implementing Workday’s innovative Software–as–a–Service (SaaS) platform for enterprise and, now, government customers.

The Group’s Digital Platforms comprise specialised digital platforms in the mobile healthcare and automated testing arenas. Smart is an automated testing platform for Workday customers; Evolve Electronic Medical Records (‘EMR’) is the market–leading product for the digitisation of patient notes in the Acute sector of the NHS. Kainos has over 1,500 people across 13 offices in Europe and North America.

Kainos is listed on the London stock exchange as as (LSE: KNOS).