The success of a high-tech economy is determined by the global market enabling creation of large, competitive companies and allowing the return on investment in next-generation technologies. Russian policy makers have particularly emphasized the need to accelerate high-tech exports. In the digital age, Russias competitiveness depends on its ability to stake its claim across a number of key global technological platforms. How is Russias high-tech export potential seen by the customers and where are the key markets? What are the main challenges to conquering the high-tech markets and what forms of partnerships are possible in this sector? What support mechanisms are most effective for high-tech exports?