DG for Innovation and Technological Support 


Directorate-General for Innovation and Technological Support  


The Directorate-General for Innovation and Technological Support (ITEC) provides Parliament with information and communication technology services as well as printing and distribution services. It implements Parliament's policy of transparency and access to information and helps Parliament to work more efficiently.


Its main tasks are: 

  • developing and maintaining a shared internal working space allowing multilingual access at any time and from any place to all vital documents and data;
  • as part of an innovation strategy, analysing, designing, developing and maintaining Parliament's information systems for the Members, the political groups, the Directorates-General, the European Ombudsman and the Data Protection Supervisor;
  • drawing up and ensuring compliance with a secure and viable technical strategy and defining all the various components of computing and telecommunications systems;
  • printing and distributing (also electronically) Parliament's working documents (committee meetings, plenary sittings, etc.);
  • publishing legislation and documents in the Official Journal (minutes, texts adopted, written questions, etc.) and producing other publications in cooperation with the Office for Official Publications.


  • Walter  PETRUCCI 

    • 1981
      Degree in Information Technology, ISIB Engineering School, Brussels

      From 1982 to 1986
      System administrator in engineering and banking private sectors

      Starts career in the EP as IT specialist in the Directorate for Information Technology (DIT) in Luxemburg

      Starts secondment in the political groups in Brussels

      From 2004 to 2011
      Head of Unit for Information and Communication Technology in the EPP Group

      From 2008 to 2011
      Coordinator of the political groups for ICT matter in the EP

      From December 2011
      Director for Innovation and Resources in DG ITEC

      From September 2018
      Acting Director General of DG ITEC

      From January 2021
      Director General of DG ITEC (Directorate-General for Innovation and Technological Support)

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Directorate for Development and Support 

  • Steen  EILERTSEN 

    • Director
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Directorate for Infrastructure and Equipment 

  • Margarida  ABECASIS 

    • Director
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Directorate for Publishing, Innovation and Data Management 

  • Virpi  KÖYKKÄ 

    • Director
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Directorate for Resouces 

  • Sarita  KAUKAOJA 

    • Director
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Chief Information Systems Security Officer 

  • Pascal  PARIDANS 

    • Chief ICT Security Officer
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