The Mission of TIGO is the realization of a fundamental reference point in time, space and gravitation for the realization of global reference systems.
The legal basis for the operation of TIGO in Concepción is a bilateral note exchange between Germany and Chile, it was published as Decree 489 in the Diario Oficial of the Republic of Chile on November 29, 2001.
Since then TIGO is a german-chilean project in which universities and public administration cooperate as partners
The operation of TIGO is executed by an interdisciplinary team of employees , which is made available by the cooperating institutions.
The continuation of the TIGO proyect is discussed and defined at the yearly meeting of the Directing Board. On this occasion the annual report of TIGO is being presented.