SDG Goal 9 clearly states that scientific advancement, technologies, sustainable development and innovation are key to meeting pressing global challenges. Promoting sustainable industries, and investing in scientific research and innovation, are all important ways to facilitate sustainable development. Science centres are stepping up and leading by demystifying, interpreting and communicating with the public. Centres also support policies and inspire a spirit of innovation in our youth. Presenters in this session will share lessons learned and innovative ideas for utilising technology.