Massimo Temporelli

presidente e founder di The FabLab

Massimo Temporelli graduated in Physics at the University of Milan with an experimental research on electromagnetic waves and the faithful reconstruction of the experimental apparatus of H.R. Hertz.

In 2000 he received a scholarship from ST Microelectronics in Milan (world leader in the microchip sector) with which he developed the scientific paths of the new educational laboratories of the National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan.

At the museum he worked for ten years where, initially, he devoted himself to the design of educational laboratories and scientific exhibitions, becoming then in 2005 curator of the Communication Department, which includes the collections of the Information Communication Technology (ICT), as well as interactive laboratories of Electricity, Telecommunications, Light and Internet.

Since 2010 he is a freelancer and entrepreneur, dealing with the dissemination of culture for innovation. In particular, he worked for 3 years as a consultant for BasicNet (K-Way, Superga, Kappa, Robe di Kappa) in Turin, developing the company’s cultural projects and designing the new Museum of Computer Science in Turin. Within the company, he speaks and advises on innovation and digital culture; among his most important clients are Luxottica, Edison, Mercedes, Salmoiraghi & Viganò, Magneti Marelli, Sace, Adecco, Dyson, Enel, Piquadro.

Since 2011 he has been iProf on OilProject, since 2012 he teaches Anthropology and Sociology at IED in Milan and Technology Platforms for Television in Cattolica. For years he has held speeches and seminars on the history of technology in high schools, at the university and in various master’s degrees and collaborates with various magazines (Wired, Millionaire, Centodieci) as the author of essays on the world of Innovation. In 2012 he gave a speech at the Ted in Florence and in 2017 he was a ceremonialist at the TEDx in Bergamo.

Among his latest editorial works: “Storie e cultura della televisione” (edited by Aldo Grasso, Mondadori, 2013), “Il codice delle invenzioni. Da Leonardo da Vinci a Steve Jobs” (2011), “La Banda di Via Panisperna” (2013) and “Innovatori. How do people think people change the world.” (2015), “4 point 0, factories, professionals and products of the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, all published by Hoepli Editore Milano. He is the scientific director of Hoepli’s “Microscopes” series.

For years he has been advising (author and voice) for radio broadcasts on science, technology and innovation (Rai Radio 2, Rai Radio 3, Radio 24, Virgin Radio). Over the years he has been a guest at Superquark (RAI 1), Geo&Geo (RAI 3), Quelli che il calcio (Rai 2), La storia siamo noi (RAI STORIA), Visonari with Corrado Augias (RAI 3).
He has conducted programs on technology for DeaKids (SKY), in particular X Makers with Giovanni Muciaccia and has been the protagonist of programs for Discovery (Inside Mercedes) and LaEffe, on digital terrestrial.
In 2015 and 2016 he conducted “L’Officina delle Idee”, pills of history of science in the program Memex broadcasted on Rai Scuola and Rai 2. Since 2017 he is tutor of science in the program “Detto Fatto” broadcasted on Rai 2. In 2019 he conducted ToolBox4, program on robotics on Rai Scuola.

In the digital fabrication field he was academic director of the first course of Digital Fabrication promoted by Samsung and provided by IED Milan and is coordinator of the National Observatory for AICA. But above all, he is president and founder of The FabLab, an innovative laboratory in which 3D printing, the Internet of Things and robotics change the way products are designed and produced. Here is the video on the laboratory.