The past decades robust private sector cross-border investment activity has created the foundation for a strong FinnishRussian economic partnership. However, further investment in construction, logistics, and related infrastructure is needed to expand bilateral trade. What is the potential for this border region to serve as an international gateway for goods and services? What kind of publicprivate models are needed to spur integrated regional growth? What measures should be put in place to ensure cost-efficiency for joint logistics and infrastructure projects?