GRIP is a trade association founded on September 24, 1987, following the merger of ASPE (Association des firmes représentant en Suisse des spécialités pharmaceutiques à marques déposées) and AFSSPh (Association des fabricants suisses de spécialités pharmaceutiques).

Its members are all active in the Life Sciences sector, whether they are manufacturers or distributors of therapeutic products, or providers of services such as consulting, training, regulatory affairs, GxP auditors, etc.
It is made up of French-speaking companies of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals.