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Upstream has been contacted:
Yes, see this issue #3079: Bundle RStudio Desktop for Linux as a Flatpak, Snap, or AppImage
Upstream is interested, but it has been deferred to the future. In the meantime, felipe borges and colleagues have started working on a Flatpak manifest here:
Last activity was in November - I dont know whether they are still working on this, but someone could pick it up from here (there is a TODO list on the github page linked above)