- Aeras — \AIR\es; noun
from the Greek αερας
Aeras is a non-profit product development organization dedicated to the development of effective tuberculosis (TB) vaccines and biologics to prevent TB across all age groups in an affordable and sustainable manner. Aeras utilizes its broad capabilities and technologies in collaboration with numerous partners and stakeholders to support the development of vaccines and other biopharmaceuticals to address TB and other significant public health needs of underserved populations.
In the pursuit of our Mission, we are guided by our Core Values. These Core Values express our aspirations and the behaviors we want to exhibit and model. They shape the culture and character of Aeras and inform all of our decisions and actions.
Excellence: We are committed to high-quality results that make a positive impact in keeping with our Mission.
Leadership: We promote an environment that fosters empowerment, taking initiative and leading by example.
Collaboration: We value teamwork, knowledge sharing and working in partnerships—internal and external—to achieve common goals.
Respect: We recognize the dignity of each individual and value the contributions, opinions and expertise of all members of our organization and larger community.
Integrity: We maintain the highest ethical standards and transparency in our work and in our dealings with partners, stakeholders and our fellow employees.