Caroline Foucher

Associate, Patent Scientist
Cardiff, EIP Europe LLP

Caroline is an associate Patent Scientist with an expertise in photonics, optics, electrical engineering and material science. Prior to Joining EIP, Caroline was a Research Fellow at a Montreal-based research institute, where she helped design an optical-based system for commercial use in telecommunications and spectroscopy.

She is a named researcher on nine publications having published five academic papers as part of her PhD at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. During her time as a researcher, Caroline regularly spoke at international conferences to present her research findings.


  • Photonics
  • Optics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science

Education and qualifications


  • 2020
    Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University
  • 2011 — 2015
    PhD in Physics, University of Strathclyde
  • 2010 — 2011
    MSc in Materials Physics, University of Salford
  • 2009 — 2010
    BSc in Pure and Applied Physics, University of Salford

Career history

  • 2019 — Present
    Associate, EIP
  • 2017 — 2019
    Research Fellow, INRS
  • 2016 — 2017
    Research Fellow, The Nanyang Technological University of Singapore
  • 2015 — 2016
    Research Associate, University of Strathclyde

Languages spoken

  • French