ShapiNG stands for Shaping the Next Generation of Manufacturing Professionals and its goal is to motivate and raise the interest of young students (ages 12-18), with a special focus on females, and on teaching the teachers for activities in the field of manufacturing, within the EIT RIS countries: Portugal, Spain, Greece, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Estonia. The developed and growing network of Smart Manufacturing (SM) demonstrators, videos, and presentations will aid Universities and RTOs attract young students in EIT RIS countries, creating a realistic and positive image of the manufacturing industry. By “socializing” with SM challenges and career opportunities in early ages, students will be encouraged to consider a career in manufacturing and therefore help ensure a future with available and well-qualified workforce. All the materials within the network of the ShapiNG IV project will be used in activities to be held in schools to promote awareness about the manufacturing fields.