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Kainos announces £8million investment in automated testing platform
02 July 2018 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Kainos Smart to benefit from AI and machine learning technologies.

Kainos receives support from Invest Northern Ireland under EU Investment
04 October 2017 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

The project will be implemented over the next year, performing research and development activities aimed at expanding sales outside NI.

Kainos expands its Workday services operations in Europe with senior appointment and new office in Germany
Kainos appoints Mr. Rainer Maier to lead expanding Workday services business in DACH region
06 March 2017 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Kainos has opened a new office in Germany to help accelerate the expansion of its fast-growing Workday services business.

Kainos erweitert sein Workday Services Geschäft in Europa mit Senior Ernennung und Eröffnung eines neuen Standortes in Deutschland
Kainos ernennt Hr. Rainer Maier zur Führung des Workday Services Ausbaus in der DACH Region
06 March 2017 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Belfast, London, Frankfurt – 6 March 2017 – Kainos Group plc, führender Anbieter Digitaler Services und Plattformen, gibt heute die Eröffnung seines neuen Standortes in Deutschland bekannt. Mit Sitz in Frankfurt soll Kainos Worksmart GmbH den schnellwachsenden Markt in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz (DACH) weiter ankurbeln und den Firmenkunden als Basis für Workday Inc.,…

Kainos CEO Brendan Mooney crowned EY Entrepreneur of the Year™
The prestigious awards celebrate the achievements of top entrepreneurial businesses and individuals across the island of Ireland.
28 October 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

The prestigious awards celebrate the achievements of top entrepreneurs across the island of Ireland.

Local partners collaborate to launch Immersive Tech NI
Immersive Tech NI will host its launch event and a Hackathon for immersive technology enthusiasts on 4-5 November in Belfast.
19 October 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Today sees the launch of Immersive Tech NI, a new initiative designed to bring together the most creative minds in Northern Ireland.

Kainos and Bank of Ireland UK partner to deliver CodeShows across Northern Ireland
11 October 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Kainos CodeShow is an initiative aimed at improving the digital skills of students aged 15 – 18 years old.

Kainos shortlisted in European Small and Mid-Cap Awards
14 September 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

We’ve been listed in the ‘Star of 2016’ category which recognises businesses that demonstrate exceptional performance.

Vote for our SXSW 2017 entries
15 August 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Pitching for a presenting slot at SXSW (South by Southwest) has become an annual Kainos tradition, and over the past few years our people have enjoyed tremendous success. They’ve taken to the stage to present on a range of technology related themes – from generating conversation on the need for greater digital skills education amongst young people at…

South East Coast Ambulance Service to transform patient care with Kainos Evolve®
iPad electronic patient clinical record improves quality, availability and sharability of patient information
08 August 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

iPad electronic patient clinical record improves quality, availability and sharability of patient information.

Kainos launches its biggest CodeCamp yet
25 July 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

We’re delighted to launch the fourth annual Kainos CodeCamp today, supported by Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast City Council and South Belfast Partnership. This year’s CodeCamp is our biggest yet, with 100 young people from across Northern Ireland attending to find out more about the world of computer programming, increase their technical skills and get an…

Kainos CTO Tom Gray appointed Director of Digital Catapult
Gray will lead the digital development organisation in its first year of operation in Northern Ireland
23 June 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Belfast, GB – 23 June 2016 – Tom Gray, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Kainos, the digital technology solutions provider, has today been appointed director of the new Digital Catapult centre in Northern Ireland. Digital Catapult is a not-for-profit research and development organisation which is looking to drive economic growth in the digital economy. It…

Kainos Kick Off 2016
Highlights from our biggest Kick Off yet!
03 June 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

The annual Kainos Kick Off is an opportunity for hundreds of people from across the company to come together to share their success stories, knowledge, experiences, and to plan for the year ahead. This year’s theme was ‘Creativity’, which was showcased throughout a broad range of keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and demos. Kick Off 2016 was our biggest…

Kainos expands presence in Poland
New office in Gdansk expands development and support capability for global customers
16 March 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Belfast/London/Gdansk – March 16, 2016 – Kainos Group plc (“Kainos”), the UK-based provider of IT services, today announces the opening of a new office in Gdansk, Poland.  Rapid growth in the volume of global projects has resulted in the expansion of the Gdansk team and it has now acquired a flagship development hub to accommodate…

Kainos named 37th Best Company to Work For by The Sunday Times
Kainos improves its ranking by 3 places in The Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ listings
26 February 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

London, 26th February, 2016 – Kainos Group plc (KNOS), a leading UK-based provider of IT, consulting and software solutions, is delighted to announce that it has improved its rank to 37th place in the  Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ table, up from its 40th position last year. This is the fourth consecutive…

Charitable donation from Kainos boosts Kids Together’s ‘Lego Club’
15 February 2016 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

  12th February 2016, Belfast – Representatives from Belfast-based children’s charity, Kids Together, are thrilled to have received a generous charitable donation from leading digital technology company, Kainos. The donation of £1800 will be used to purchase new resources for the charity’s Lego Club, which was launched last summer as a pilot for young people…

Kainos partners with The Prince’s Trust to improve young people’s digital skills
08 December 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Belfast, Monday 7th December – Kainos has partnered with The Prince’s Trust to deliver digital skills training to 400 disadvantaged young people in Northern Ireland over the next six months. The partnership is part of the company’s commitment to enriching the lives of the next generation, which it delivers through a series of initiatives that…

Kainos CTO discusses importance of apprentices on BBC Radio Ulster
01 October 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

1st October, Belfast – Tom Gray, Kainos CTO, took part in a programme on BBC Radio Ulster to discuss the importance of apprenticeships in Northern Ireland. Tom spoke about the Kainos approach to hiring apprentices, both through its Apprenticeship scheme, and the innovative Kainos ‘Earn as you Learn’ initiative.  The programme also featured Jordan Brown, a Kainos apprentice, who speaks about…

Tom Gray becomes new Chairman of Institution of Engineering and Technology in Northern Ireland
Gray will continue the IET’s work in diversifying membership and encouraging youth participation in science and technology
17 September 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

17th September, 2015 – Belfast, UK – Tom Gray, Group CTO of digital solutions company Kainos, has been appointed as Chairman of the Northern Ireland network of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). One of the main aims of the IET over the next year will be to inspire and nurture the next generation…

Vote for our SXSWedu and SXSW Interactive sessions
11 August 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Kainos is no stranger to SXSW (South by Southwest). For the past two years, Tom Gray, CTO at Kainos, has taken to the SXSWedu stage to present on and ignite conversation around the topic of coding in schools, and the importance of nurturing young people’s digital skills. In 2016, we’re hoping to expand our presence at…

Kainos Inspires the Next Generation of Coders
CodeCamp offers young people an opportunity to create their own apps in a university environment with expert mentoring
27 July 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

  27 July, 2015 – Belfast, UK – Digital solutions company Kainos, today launched its 3rd summer CodeCamp, supported by Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast City Council and South Belfast Partnership. The free course, which is being attended by 80 young people from across Belfast and further afield, is aimed at year 11-14 students studying STEM…

Kainos Group Limited (to be re-registered as Kainos Group plc)
Pricing of Initial Public Offering
07 July 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Placing of 37,691,763 ordinary shares at 139 pence per Ordinary Share Admission to the Official List and to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange Kainos, the UK-based provider of IT services, consulting and software solutions, announces the successful pricing of its initial public offering (the “IPO”) and the placing of 37,691,763…

Kainos and Girlguiding Inspire Young Women at TechAdventure 2015
14 April 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Girls and young women involved in Girlguiding in Northern Ireland experienced a camp with a difference this weekend, as engineers from local digital solutions company Kainos partnered with Girlguiding Ulster to host the first technology camp for Girlguides in the province. Guides and members of The Senior Section (aged 12-15) came from all over Northern…

Managing the cloud
11 February 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

11 February 2015 | Posted by Trevor Rea As part of my role in Kainos I am involved in our Managed Cloud projects. I have written this blog to give an insight into what we actually do in one of these projects and the benefits for customers of working with us. The reason our Managed…

Kainos CTO Tom Gray will present once again at SXSWEdu
20 January 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Kainos is thrilled to announce that its CTO, Tom Gray, alongside leading IT teacher and academic, Ian Simons, have been selected to present at this year’s SXSWEdu conference which takes place between 9th-12th March in Austin, Texas. This is the second year that Tom has been selected to present at the event, which is decided…

Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival visits Kainos in London
12 January 2015 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

Monday 12th January, London – Kainos played host to a visit from Women Who Code CEO & Founder, Alaina Percival, during a recent business trip to London. The purpose of Alaina’s visit was to meet with Sheree Atcheson, Software Engineer at Kainos and Founder of Women Who Code UK. The pair met to discuss plans for the year ahead…

Victory for Victoria College in FIRST® LEGO® League Competition
12 December 2014 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

12th December, Belfast – A team of Year 9 pupils from Victoria College, Belfast, has made it through to the UK and Ireland final of a global science and technology competition after being crowned Northern Ireland’s ‘Champion of Champions’. The team of 10 girls, which is sponsored by digital technology solutions company Kainos, saw off…

Kainos welcomes visit from DVSA
05 December 2014 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

A group from the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), pictured below, paid a visit to Kainos’s Belfast offices yesterday where they engaged in a number of information sharing sessions and enjoyed presentations from Kainos employees. During the visit, the group was given insight into the following: ‘Distributed agile’ – a sustainable approach to staffing…

Tech Firms Team up to Support Girlguiding’s First Coding Camp
28 July 2014 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

London, Bristol & Belfast – Monday, 28th July 2014 – Girls and young women involved in guiding headed to the New Forest for a camp with a difference this weekend, as engineers from Google teamed up with digital solutions firm Kainos and charitable foundation Raspberry Pi to set the girls a digital skills challenge. Guides and…

Kainos announces a fourth successive year of profit and revenue growth
Kainos, the digital services company, continues to outperform, delivering extraordinary revenue and profit growth in 2013-14, and more than doubling in size since 2010
03 July 2014 | Posted by Peter Connaghan

London, UK – July 3rd, 2014 – Digital solutions company Kainos today announced record revenue and profit for its financial year ending March 2014. Revenues for the year grew by 46% to £43.0 million, up from £29.7 million in 2012-13. Pre-tax profits increased by 131% to £8.0 million (2012-13: £3.5 million), the highest ever recorded…