About Us

Research Interfaces focuses on disseminating basic research

Our mission is to strengthen knowledge transfer between academia and industry by highlighting research that has the potential to make an impact. Basic research is essential for innovation, but too much good work is being lost in the current information overload. We want to change this.


Research Interfaces is based in Montreal, Canada. Our team consists of full-time and part-time experts from diverse backgrounds. The initiative’s founder, Peter Kovacik, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford and has more than a decade of experience in research and development of energy technologies.

Information overload

80 %
of the most cited research articles link forward to a future patent (Science 2017)
~ 32600
was the number of references published in 2019 with 'lithium-ion batteries' as keyword (Google Scholar)
22 %
is the average annual growth rate of publications on battery technology (Research Interfaces)

Latest Highlights

10 Ionizing Papers (December 2019)

This is our roundup of interesting articles on Li-ion batteries published in December – a mix of educational, groundbreaking, helpful, thought-provoking, and topical. If you follow battery research, these are …