The manufacturing sector has an optimistic future and can provide major opportunities for people to develop rewarding careers in an industry that is an essential part of the European Union (EU)’s economic infrastructure. Manufacturing is an essential service that is used in almost every activity that we undertake individually and as a community. Without manufacturing, our standard of life would change beyond conception and would have an unfathomable economic impact. In 2018, the EU manufacturing sector accounted for 16% of the total EU GDP, for around 2 million enterprises and 33 million jobs1. Of these 33 million individuals, 2.4 million were employed in what is considered high-tech manufacturing. One out of three employed in the high-tech sector was a woman.