One of the main objectives of the Scientific and Technological Development Strategy of the Russian Federation is facilitating international scientific and technological cooperation and international integration with respect to research and technological development. These scientific and technological development priorities can be addressed through comprehensive scientific and technological programmes and projects that work through the entire innovation cycle. What comprehensive scientific and technological problems need to be addressed in order to facilitate the sustainable development of the Arctic region? How are they currently being solved and how might they be solved in the next 10 to 15 years? In what areas of scientific and technological development relevant to the sustainable development of the Arctic region have Russian scientists made discoveries that are ripe for commercialization? What scientific and technical problems relevant to the sustainable development of the Arctic region can be solved in a way that will foster international cooperation and collaboration?